Bruno S. Frey

CREMA

Research Director

Südstrasse 11

Zurich, CH 8008

Switzerland

University of Basel

Permanent Visiting Professor

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Basel, 4002

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Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Reto Jegen
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Crowding Effect, Intrinsic Motivation, Principal-Agent Theory, Economic Psychology, Experiments

Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Reto Jegen
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Crowding effect, intrinsic motivation, principal-agent theory, economic psychology, experiments

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Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, and Organizational Forms

IEER Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Aug 2000
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, Tacit Knowledge, Crowding Effects, Firm Theory, Resource-based View

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Genes, Economics, and Happiness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
University of Oxford, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and CREMA
Downloads 2,090 (7,778)
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happiness, subjective well-being, genetics

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What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,847 (9,574)
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Economics, Economic Welfare, Subjective Well-Being, Utility

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How to Fight Terrorism: Alternatives to Deterrence

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
Downloads 1,475 (13,702)
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Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralisation, Opportunity Cost, Rational Choice, Motivation

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Testing Theories of Happiness

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,283 (16,991)
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aspiration level, marriage, relative income, subjective well-being, utility

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Environmental Morale and Motivation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,177 (19,379)
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environmental morale, environmental policy, motivation crowding, pro-social preferences, public good problem

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The Economics of Museums

Institute for Empirical Economic Research Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,110 (21,133)
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Deterrence and Morale in Taxation: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Nov 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Lars P. Feld
CREMA and Walter Eucken Institute
Downloads 1,012 (24,236)
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Yes, Managers Should Be Paid Like Bureaucrats

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 931 (27,278)
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Agency theory, intrinsic motivation, crowding theory, management compensation, pay for performance, organizational citzenship

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Does Marriage Make People Happy, or Do Happy People Get Married?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1811
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 865 (30,345)
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division of labor, marriage, selection, subjective well-being

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Should National Happiness Be Maximized?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 864 (30,390)
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Economic policy, happiness, life satisfaction, political economy, social welfare

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Corporate Governance for Crooks? The Case for Corporate Virtue

ZEW Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 852 (31,025)
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Corporate Virtue, fraud, intrinsic motivation, crowding theory, pay for performance, employee participation

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Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 696 (40,222)
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life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being, and terrorism

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

IEW Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Alois Stutzer, Simon Luechinger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel, University of Lucerne and CREMA
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Life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being and terrorism

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Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 773 (34,879)
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Terrorism, subjective well-being, life satisfaction, utility loss

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-24, February 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
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Happiness, Economy and Institutions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
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Corporate Governance: What Can We Learn from Public Governance?

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 742 (37,435)
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corporate governance, public governance, agency theory, democratic institutions

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Awards as Incentives

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2008
Susanne Neckermann and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 732 (38,116)
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incentives, non-monetary compensation, awards, motivation, experiment

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The Value of Autonomy: Evidence from the Self-Employed in 23 Countries

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jan 2004
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
Downloads 729 (38,320)
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self-employment, autonomy, job satisfaction, procedural utility

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The Rise and Fall of Festivals - Reflections on the Salzburg Festival

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 696 (40,895)
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Cultural Economics, Festivals, Opera, Government Support, Subsidies, Regulation

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Terrorism: Deterrence May Backfire

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
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Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralization, Democracy, Federalism, Market Economy, Rational Choice, Motivation

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More Order with Less Law: On Contract Enforcement, Trust and Crowding

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Iris Bohnet, Bruno S. Frey and Steffen Huck
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), CREMA and University College London - Department of Economics
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Tax Evasion in Switzerland: The Roles of Deterrence and Tax Morale

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 661 (43,830)
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Tax Evasion, Tax Morale, Deterrence, Responsive Regulation

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Surviving the Titanic Disaster: Economic, Natural and Social Determinants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2551
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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decision under pressure, tragic events and disasters, survival, quasi-natural experiment, altruism

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Museums between Private and Public the Case of the Beyeler Museum in Basle

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Feb 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 654 (44,361)
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Museums, special exhibitions, state support, cultural economics

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What is an Award Worth? An Econometric Assessment of the Impact of Awards on Employee Performance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2657
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2009
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Event-Study, Incentives

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What Happiness Research Can Tell Us About Self-Control Problems and Utility Misprediction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1952, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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adaptation, individual decision-making, revealed preference, self-control, subjective well-being, utility misprediction

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Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2425
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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decision under pressure, altruism, social norms, interdependent preferences, excess of demand

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Happiness Research: State and Prospects

IEW Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 595 (50,253)
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Causality, cost-benefit analysis, happiness research, life satisfaction approach

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Introducing Procedural Utility: Not Only What, But Also How Matters

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2002
Matthias Benz, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 589 (50,915)
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Procedural utility, outcome utility, institutions

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The Corporate Governance of Benedictine Abbeys: What can Stock Corporations Learn from Monasteries?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2008
Katja Rost, Emil Inauen, Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Basel and CREMA
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Corporate Governance, Principal-Agency-Theory, Psychological Economics, Monasteries, Benedictine Order

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Measuring Terrorism

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Simon Luechinger
CREMA and University of Lucerne
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Maximising Happiness?

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 550 (55,495)
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From Imperialism to Inspiration: A Survey of Economics and Psychology

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Sep 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 530 (58,173)
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Why Kill Politicians? A Rational Choice Analysis of Political Assassinations

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jun 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Rational choice, democracy, dictatorship, assassination, deterrence

Tax Compliance as the Result of a Psychological Tax Contract: The Role of Incentives and Responsive Regulation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2006
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 484 (64,493)
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Tax Compliance, Positive and Negative Incentives, Responsive Regulation

Tax Compliance as the Result of a Psychological Tax Contract: The Role of Incentives and Responsive Regulation

Law & Policy, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 102-120, January 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
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Publishing as Prostitution? Choosing between One's Own Ideas and Academic Failure

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Nov 2002
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 503 (62,294)
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academic market, publications, economics of economics, intellectual prostitution

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Stress that Doesn't Pay Off: The Commuting Paradox

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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location theory, commuting, compensating variation, subjective well-being

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Shareholders Should Welcome Employees as Directors

IEW Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 489 (64,363)
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Conflict management, corporate governance, agency theory, firm-specific investment, knowledge capital

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Direct Democracy: Designing a Living Constitution

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Oct 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 489 (64,363)
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collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy

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Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness: A Selective Overview

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7078
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 480 (65,825)
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happiness, individual welfare, Life Satisfaction Approach, subjective well-being

Being Independent is a Great Thing: Subjective Evaluations of Self-Employment and Hierarchy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 453 (70,021)
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Procedural Utility, Institutions, Hierarchy, Self-Employment, Job Satisfaction

Being Independent is a Great Thing: Subjective Evaluations of Self-Employment and Hierarchy

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 298, pp. 362-383, May 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Apr 2008
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Evaluations: Hidden Costs, Questionable Benefits, and Superior Alternatives

University of Zurich IEW Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Sep 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 447 (71,822)
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Evaluation, rankings, hidden costs, multi taskng, intrinsic motivation, control

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2836
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

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Does Economics Have an Effect? Towards an Economics of Economics

Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Pro-Social Behavior, Reciprocity or Both?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Mar 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 408 (80,288)
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Public Goods, Pro-social behavior, Reciprocity, Donation

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Withering Academia?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3209
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 404 (80,998)
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academia, universities, research, rankings, publications, fraud

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Crowding Effects on Intrinsic Motivation!

Renewal, September 2012, p. 91 -98
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Awards - the Neglected Incentives

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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incentives, motivation, non-monetary compensation, awards, orders

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Knight Fever - Towards an Economics of Awards

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 May 2005
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Incentives, motivation, awards, orders, distinction, principal-agent

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Relative Income Position and Performance: An Empirical Panel Analysis

FEEM Working Paper No. 39.2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2006
Benno Torgler, Sascha L. Schmidt and Bruno S. Frey
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and CREMA
Downloads 370 (89,680)
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Relative Income, Positional Concerns, Envy, Performance, Social Integration

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Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2443
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science
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rankings, universities, scholars, publications, citations

Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

Univ. of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science
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Rankings, Universities, Scholars, Publications, Citations

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Towards a Constitutional Theory of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Matthias Benz and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
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corporate governance

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Pay as You Go: A New Proposal for Museum Pricing

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3045
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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Prices, Museums, Culture, Donations, Homo Oeconomicus

Pay as You Go: A New Proposal for Museum Pricing

IEW Working Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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Prices, museums, culture, donations, homo oeconomicus

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World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2919
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
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World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 462
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
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World Heritage: Where are We? An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
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Managerial Power and Compensation

University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Feb 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Happiness: The Economic Analysis (German)

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
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happiness, life satisfaction, economics, income, terrorism

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Awards at Work

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-004
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Insider Econometrics

Awards at Work

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Susanne Neckermann, Reto Cueni and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CREMA
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Awards, Motivation, Non-monetary Compensation, Insider Econometrics

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Direct Democracy for Transition Countries

IEW Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Direct democracy, referenda, initiatives, political participation, citizens, democratic rights, transition economies

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A Utopia? Government Without Territorial Monopoly

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Federalism, Constitutional Economics, Public Choice, Monopoly On Territory

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Matching Donations: Subsidizing Charitable Giving in a Field Experiment

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2004
Stephan Meier and Bruno S. Frey
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and CREMA
Downloads 301 (112,871)
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Public Goods, Field Experiment, Matching Mechanism, Donations

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Tax Morale and Conditional Cooperation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
Downloads 298 (114,132)
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tax morale, tax compliance, tax evasion, pro-social behavior, institutions

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Trust Breeds Trust: How Taxpayers are Treated

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Lars P. Feld and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
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Tax evasion, tax authority, tax compliance, direct democracy

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Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IEW Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
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Adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7430
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
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adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

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Does Watching TV Make Us Happy?

IEW Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Bruno S. Frey, Christine Benesch and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of St. Gallen and University of Basel
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Life satisfaction, mispredicting utility, revealed behavior, self-control problem, TV consumption

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Blood and Ink! The Common-Interest-Game between Terrorists and the Media

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 277 (123,671)
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Terrorism, media, common-interest-game, coordination, conflict.

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Shareholders Should Welcome Knowledge Workers as Directors

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2006
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 277 (123,214)
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Corporate governance, shareholders, board directors, insiders, firm-specific knowledge

68.

Art Fakes - What Fakes?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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World Heritage List: Does It Make Sense?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 265 (129,140)
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Global public good, world heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

70.

Two Concerns About Rational Choice: Indoctrination and Imperialism

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Feb 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Rational Choice, Public Goods, Giving Behavior, Education, Behavioral Economics

71.

Happiness of Economists

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5099
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Lars P. Feld, Sarah Necker and Bruno S. Frey
Walter Eucken Institute, University of Freiburg and CREMA
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happiness, academic labor market, extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, publish or perish

72.

History as Reflected in Capital Markets: The Case of World War Ii

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 256 (133,818)
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Back to the Future - A Monastic Perspective on Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Emil Inauen, Katja Rost, Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science, University of Basel and CREMA
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Corporate Governance, Financial Crisis, Psychological Economics, Monasteries, Principal Agency Theory, Benedictine Order

74.

Beyond Bentham-Measuring Procedural Utility

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 253 (135,387)

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Procedural Utility, Subjective Well-Being, Political Participation, Participation Rights

75.

Academics Appreciate Awards - A New Aspect of Incentives in Research

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2531
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Awards, Money, Incentives, Academia, Research

76.

Research Governance in Academia: Are There Alternatives to Academic Rankings?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2797, IEW Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 245 (139,882)

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peer reviews, rankings, research governance, agency theory, psychological economics, new public management, economics of science, control theory

77.

Economics and Psychology: Imperialism or Inspiration?

1st IESE Conference, "Humanizing the Firm & Management Profession", Barcelona, IESE Business School, June 30-July 2, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 234 (146,198)
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Economics and psychology, behavioral economics, social science paradigm

78.

TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2006
Christine Benesch, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen, CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 231 (147,985)
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Self-control, over-consumption, life satisfaction, experienced utility, TV viewing

79.
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Economists in the Pits?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2594
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 May 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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academia, economists, publication, journals, incentives, economic methodology

Economists in the PITS?

IEW Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 33 (514,699)
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Academia, economists, publication, journals, incentives, economic methodology

80.

Political Economists are Neither Selfish Nor Indoctrinated

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 209 (162,628)
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Economists, Public Good, Giving Behaviour, Education, Selection

81.

Europe's Eminent Economists: A Quantitative Analysis

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Reiner Eichenberger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and CREMA
Downloads 208 (163,403)
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Awards: A View from Psychological Economics

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 207 (164,133)
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Awards, compensation, incentives, principal-agent, honors and distinctions

83.

The Role of Direct Democracy and Federalism in Local Power

IEW Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 205 (165,628)
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Collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy, fiscal federalism, local governance, local power, participation

84.

Political Economy: Success or Failure?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3684
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 204 (166,429)

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How Government Bond Prices Reflect Wartime Events. The Case of the Stockholm Market

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Feb 2002
Bruno S. Frey and Daniel Waldenström
CREMA and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 203 (167,192)
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Financial Markets, Economic History, WWII, Europe, Cliometrics

86.

Evaluitis - a New Illness (Evaluitis - Eine Neue Krankheit)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 202 (167,979)

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Evaluation, Performance, Selection, Research, Incentives

87.

Taxation and Conditional Cooperation

CREMA Working Paper No. 2004-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies
Downloads 200 (169,583)
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Tax morale, tax compliance, tax evasion, pro-social behavior

Awards in Economics - Towards a New Field of Inquiry

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2515
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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awards, non-monetary incentives, economics of economics

Awards in Economics - Towards a New Field of Inquiry

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (391,041)
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Awards, non-monetary incentives, economics of economics

89.

Selfish and Indoctrinated Economists?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 103
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Stephan Meier
CREMA and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 198 (171,229)
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Economists, Public Good, Giving Behaviour, Education, Selection

90.

Imbalance of World Heritage List: Did the UNESCO Strategy Work?

University of Zurich, Economics Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Lasse Steiner and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich and CREMA
Downloads 187 (181,184)
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UNESCO, international organizations, international political economy, global public goods, world heritage

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute - Working Paper 10/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 130 (244,960)
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Tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
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tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

92.

Rankings Games

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 173 (193,053)
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Academic governance, rankings, motivation, selection, socialization

93.

The As-Is Journal Review Process: Let Authors Own Their Ideas

IEW Working Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Eric W. K. Tsang
CREMA and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
Downloads 171 (194,955)
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Journals, reviews, authors, submissions

94.

Punishment - And Beyond

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2706
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 167 (199,098)
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crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, broken window theory

95.

What Determines the World Heritage List? An Econometric Analysis

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Paolo Pamini and Lasse Steiner
CREMA, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich
Downloads 163 (203,156)
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Global public goods, world heritage, international organizations, international political economy, culture

96.
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Awards as Signals

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3229
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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awards, signals, status, anonymity, globalization

Awards as Signals

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 53 (426,148)

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Awards, Signals, Status, Anonymity, Globalization

97.

Why Economists Disregard Economic Methodology

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2000
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 163 (203,156)
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98.

Making International Organizations More Democratic

IEW Working Paper No. 217, Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 305-330, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 161 (205,346)
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international organizations, initiative, random selection, recall, referendum

99.

'Just Forget it' Memory Distortion as Bounded Rationality

IEW Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 160 (206,452)
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Memory, bounded rationality, learning, retention, ironic process theory, principal agency

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics Working Paper Series Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 86 (327,039)
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Awards, Incentives, Research, John Bates Clark Medal, Synthetic control method

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4419
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
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awards, incentives, research, John Bates Clark Medal, synthetic control method

Making World Heritage Truly Global: The Culture Certificate Scheme

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2745
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 105 (286,811)

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global public good, World Heritage, Cultural Certificates, monuments, UNESCO

Making World Heritage Truly Global: The Culture Certificate Scheme

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Paolo Pamini
CREMA and ETH Zurich
Downloads 50 (437,526)
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global public good, world heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

102.

Wars and Markets: How Bond Values Reflect World War Ii

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 221
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Marcel Kucher
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 155 (212,052)
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Financial markets, economic history, WWII, Europe, cliometrics

103.

Community Enterprises - An Institutional Innovation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3428
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Roger Luethi and Margit Osterloh
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Basel
Downloads 153 (214,349)

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theory of the firm, organization theory, for-profit firms, community enterprise, Wikipedia

104.
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Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2483
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 106 (284,888)
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assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 47 (449,599)

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Assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

105.

Motivation Governance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 148 (220,205)

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Environmental and Pro-Social Norms: Evidence from 30 Countries

FEEM Working Paper No. 84.2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Benno Torgler, Bruno S. Frey and Clevo Wilson
Queensland University of Technology, CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 144 (225,178)
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Environmental Preferences, Environmental Morale, Conditional Cooperation, Pro-Social Behavior

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 143 (226,997)
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Procedural utility, subjective well-being, political participation, participation

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 90-111, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel

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A Multiplicity of Approaches to Institutional Analysis: Applications to the Government and the Arts

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2727
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Institutional Economics, Neoclassics, Psychological Economics, Behavioural Economics, institutions

A Multiplicity of Approaches to Institutional Analysis - Applications to the Government and the Arts

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 57 (411,624)
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institutional economics, neoclassics, psychological economics, behavioural economics, institutions

109.

Outcome, Process & Power in Direct Democracy New Econometric Results

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 25, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 222
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey, Marcel Kucher and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 135 (237,120)

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Direct democracy, power, compensating wage differentials, satisfaction with life, process utility

110.

Flexible Citizenship for a Global Society

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2001
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 134 (238,502)
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Citizenship, Public Goods, Political Competition

111.

Ich Bin Auch Ein Lemming: Herding and Consumption Capital in Arts and Culture

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Bruno S. Frey, Dominic Rohner and Anna Winestein
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Oxford
Downloads 133 (239,891)

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Art, Culture, Herding, Consumption Capital, Concentration

112.

Academic Rankings and Research Governance

IEW Working Paper No. 482
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 132 (241,301)
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Peer reviews, rankings, research governance, psychological economics, new public management, economics of science, control theory

113.

Using Financial Markets to Analyze History: The Case of the Second World War

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Bruno S. Frey and Daniel Waldenström
CREMA and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 131 (242,695)
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financial markets, government bonds, history, World War II

114.

Overprotected Politicians

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 321, CESifo Working Paper No. 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 May 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 127 (248,502)
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Politicians, rational choice, assassination, security, democracy, dictatorship

115.

World Heritage List: Does it Make Sense?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3078
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 124 (253,066)
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global public good, World Heritage, cultural certificates, monuments, UNESCO

116.

What is Economics? - Attitudes and Views of German Economists

IEW Working Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Silke Humbert and Friedrich Schneider
CREMA, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics
Downloads 120 (259,374)
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Economics, economists, school of thought, neoclassics, homo oeconomicus

117.

God Does Not Play Dice, But People Should: Random Selection in Politics, Science and Society

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 117 (264,247)
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Random selection, lot, democracy, representativeness, corruption

118.

Economics and the Study of Individual Happiness

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 115 (267,455)
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Two Utopias Beyond World Government and Anarchy

IEW Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 115 (267,455)

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International Organizations, World Government, Autarchy, Globalization, Public

120.

Quantitative and Qualitative Rankings of Scholars

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 63, pp. 63-91, January 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Katja Rost and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science and CREMA
Downloads 109 (277,755)

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evaluations, rankings, research quality, scholars, universities

121.
Downloads 101 (292,744)
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Tullock Challenges: Happiness, Revolutions and Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3460
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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happiness, social networks, constitutional economics, random mechanisms, public choice

Tullock Challenges: Happiness, Revolutions and Democracy

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 May 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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Happiness, social networks, constitutional economics, random mechanisms, public choice

122.

Digitization, Measurement and the Unmeasurable

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6783
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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digital economics, quantification of life, the unmeasurable, government regulation, Digital Detox, offline, nature

123.

Do Business Students Make Good Citizens?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Stephan Meier and Bruno S. Frey
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and CREMA
Downloads 99 (296,582)
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Reactivity in Economic Science

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6593
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 98 (298,487)
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Economics, Social, Natural Science, Reactivity, Data, Happiness, Economic Policy

125.

Aleatoric Democracy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6229
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Bruno S. Frey and Margit Osterloh
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 97 (300,476)

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democracy, right to vote, lot, random, aleatoric, silent majority

126.

A Proposal for a Flexible Europe

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Reiner Eichenberger
CREMA and University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science
Downloads 95 (304,542)
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Punishment – and Beyond

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 88 (319,668)
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crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, Broken Window Theory

128.

Protecting Cultural Monuments Against Terrorism

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 88 (319,668)

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Terrorism, Culture, Monuments, Counter-terrorism, Deterrence

129.

And the Winner is...? The Motivating Power of Employee Awards

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Susanne Neckermann and Bruno S. Frey
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and CREMA
Downloads 87 (321,963)
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European Capitals of Culture and Life Satisfaction

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Lasse Steiner, Bruno S. Frey and Simone Hotz
University of Zurich, CREMA and University of Zurich
Downloads 87 (321,963)
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Life Satisfaction, Mega-Events, Culture, European Capital of Culture

131.

Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

Univ. of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. ISSN 1424-0459
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 82 (333,789)
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Decision under Pressure, Altruism, Social Norms, Interdependent Preferences, Excess of Demand

132.

Direct Democracy and the Constitution

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA, University of Basel and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Downloads 81 (336,268)
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133.

Looking Awkward when Winning and Foolish when Losing: Inequity Aversion and Performance in the Field

IEW Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 May 2008
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, Queensland University of Technology, CREMA and EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society
Downloads 80 (338,687)
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inequity aversion, relative income, positional concerns, envy, social comparison, performance, interdependent preferences

134.

Terrorism and Business

Institute of Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
Downloads 80 (338,687)

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Terrorism, Deterrence, Decentralization, Opportunity Cost, Business, Enterprises

135.

Migration Policy: Lessons from Cooperatives

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6364
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Margit Osterloh and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 73 (357,032)

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immigration, asylum, cooperatives, participation certificates, borders

136.

Recent Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4850
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 73 (357,032)
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economics, happiness, life satisfaction, survey data, income, public goods, unemployment

137.

Happiness Policy and Economic Development

International Journal of Happiness and Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
Downloads 68 (370,995)

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The Governance of Benedictine Abbeys from an Economic Perspective

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2008
Inauen Emil and Bruno S. Frey
University of Zurich and CREMA
Downloads 67 (373,954)

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Monasteries, Benedictine Order, Corporate Governance, Principal-Agency-Theory, Psychological Economics

139.

The Power of Positional Concerns

IEW Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 May 2008
Benno Torgler, Sascha L. Schmidt and Bruno S. Frey
Yale University - Yale Center for International and Area Studies, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and CREMA
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relative income, positional concerns, organizational justice, envy, social comparison, relative derivation, equity theory, prospect theory, loss aversion, performance

140.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Institutional Approach to Brain Drain

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Lea Cassar and Bruno S. Frey
University of Cologne and CREMA
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Brain drain, social networks, institutions, asymmetric information, Italian academia

141.

A New Concept of European Federalism

LEQS Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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federalism, constitutional economics, public choice, monopoly on territory

142.

Democracy and Innovation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 514
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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143.

Political Economy: Success or Failure?

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 10-21, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Bruno S. Frey and Lasse Steiner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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political economy, public choice, constitutional economics, institutions

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

FEEM Working Paper No. 87.2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
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Academia, Scholarly Importance, Role of Economics, Social Importance of Economists, External and Internal Influence, Academic Performance, Awards

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4390
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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academia, scholarly importance, role of economics, social importance of economists, external and internal influence, academic performance, awards

145.

Political Economy of Happiness

XV Conference of Applied Economics, A Coruña, 6-9 June 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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146.

Did Nordic Countries Recognize the Gathering Storm of World War II? Evidence from the Bond Markets

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Daniel Waldenström and Bruno S. Frey
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and CREMA
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Structural breaks, Sovereign debt, Capital markets, Historiography, Cliometrics, World War II

147.

Political Entrenchment and GDP Misreporting

CESifo Working Paper No. 7653
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Ahmed Skali and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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manipulation, political entrenchment, electoral cycles, trust, popular support, GDP, night lights

148.

Using Markets to Measure Pre-War Threat Assessments: The Nordic Countries Facing World War II

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Daniel Waldenström and Bruno S. Frey
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and CREMA
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Structural breaks, Sovereign debt, Capital markets, Historiography, Cliometrics, World War II

149.

Historical Replication Preserves Cultural Heritage

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Andre Briviba
CREMA and CREMA
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historical replication, overtourism, overcrowding, cultural tourism

150.

Punishment – and Beyond

Contemporary Economics, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 90-99, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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crime, punishment, incentives, motivation, framing, broken window theory

151.

Community Enterprises – Aliens under Attack

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
Bruno S. Frey, Roger Luethi and Margit Osterloh
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Basel
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organization theory, for-profit firms, community enterprise, Wikipedia

152.

Subjective Well-Being and Policy

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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153.

Borders Are Needed, But Not National Ones

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Andre Briviba
CREMA and CREMA
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FOCJ, pandemics, cooperation, borders, federalism

154.

Well-Being and War

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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155.

Cultural Overtourism: A Radical Proposal

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jun 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Andre Briviba
CREMA and CREMA
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Revived Originals, Culture, External Effects, Overtourism, Undertourism

156.

Omnimetrics and Awards

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6582
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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awards, digital world, quantification, rankings, ratings, intrinsic motivation

157.

The Use of Happiness Research for Public Policy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
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158.

Reviews - Besprechungen - Comptes Rendus

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2003
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, College of Charleston - School of Business, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, CREMA, Central European University - IRES Department, University of Twente, Walter Eucken Institut, University of Haifa, Independent, Panjab University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), University of Innsbruck - Department of Public Finance, Tilburg University, CentER, European Commission, Justus Liebig Universität Giessen and Canara Bank
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159.

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi: What Remains of Famous Economists After Their Deaths?

Scientometrics, Volume 123, pages 283–298 (2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jul 2020
Bruno S. Frey and Anthony Gullo
CREMA and CREMA
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Nobel prize, Famous economists, Death, Citations, Arts

160.

Federalism as an Effective Anti-Dot to Terrorism

Review of Law & Economics: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 9, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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161.

Democratic Governance for a Globalized World

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2002
Reiner Eichenberger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and CREMA
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162.

Future European Alliance - Europe as a Flexible Democracy

CESifo Working Paper No. 7270
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Bruno S. Frey, Armin Steuernagel and Jonas Friedrich
CREMA, CREMA and CREMA
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europe, flexible institutions, identity, diversity, FOCJ, European Union

163.

Can Private Learn from Public Governance?

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 507, pp. F377-F396, November 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Matthias Benz
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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164.

Editorial Ruminations: Publishing Kyklos

Kyklos, Vol. 62, Issue 2, pp. 151-160, April 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Reiner Eichenberger and René L. Frey
CREMA, University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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165.

Towards an Economics of Awards

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 190-200, 2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus
CREMA and UCLA Anderson
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Awards, Esteem, Incentives, Monetary rewards, Motivation, Performance

166.

A Constitution for Knaves Crowds Out Civic Virtues

The Economic Journal, Vol. 107, Issue 443, pp. 1043-1053, 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jan 2012
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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167.

Awards as Compensation

European Management Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 6-14, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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compensation, incentives, motivation, awards, orders, distinction, principal‐agent

168.

Stress that Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 110, No. 2, pp. 339-366, June 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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169.

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF STATISTICS: MANIPULATING DATA

Number of pages: 21
Bruno S. Frey
CREMA
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data, manipulation, statistics, falsification, econometrics, macroeconomics, shadow economy, Benford’s Law, political economy

170.

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 139-160, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel

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171.

Do Rankings Reflect Research Quality?

Journal of Applied Economics. Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-38, May 2010
Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Bruno S. Frey and Katja Rost
CREMA and University of Zurich - Institute for Organization and Administrative Science

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rankings, evaluations, universities, scholars, research quality

172.

The Old Lady Visits Your Backyard: A Tale of Morals and Markets

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 6, December 1996
Posted: 19 Nov 1996
CREMA, Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit and University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science

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