Bruno S. Frey



Bruno S. Frey was born in Basle, Switzerland in 1941. He was Professor of Economics at the University of Constance from 1970-77, Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich from 1977-2012, and Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Science at the Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, UK from 2010-2013. 2012-2015 he was Guest Professor at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, DE, since 2015 he is Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Basel, CH. He received an honorary doctorate in economics from the Universities of St. Gallen (Switzerland, 1998), Goeteborg (Sweden, 1998), the Free University of Brussels (Belgium, 2009), the University of Aix-en-Provence/Marseille (France, 2010), and the University of Innsbruck (Austria, 2011). He is the author of numerous articles in professional journals and books, including Not Just for the Money (1997), Economics as a Science of Human Behaviour (1999), Arts & Economics (2000), Inspiring Economics (2001), Successful Management by Motivation (with Margit Osterloh, 2001), Happiness and Economics (with Alois Stutzer, 2002), Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot? (2004), Economics and Psychology (co-edited with Alois Stutzer, 2007), Happiness: A Revolution in Economics (2008) and Glück: Die Sicht der Ökonomie (with Claudia Frey Marti, 2010). A more complete list of publications is available at

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