CESS is pleased to welcome back Professor Ernst Fehr, NYU Global Distinguished Visiting Professor

Professor Ernst Fehr
Professor Ernst Fehr

Ernst Fehr is a global distinguished visiting professor here at NYU. Ernst visits NYU for 6 weeks out of the academic year. When not at NYU, Ernst is professor of Microeconomics and Experimental Economics at the University of Zurich since 1994. He was director of the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics and is presently chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. He has been a Global Distinguished Professor at New York University since 2011 and was an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2003 to 2011. He is a former president of the Economic Science Association and of the European Economic Association, an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences. He was recipient of the Marcel Benoist Prize in 2008.

All five CESS affiliated gratuate students on the market this year have found gainful employment!

Long-time CESS affiliated graduate students are now employed.

All three CESS affiliated gratuate students on the market this year have found gainful employment!

Long-time CESS affiliated graduate students are now employed.

  • Begum Guney will join the economics department at Ozyegin University in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Sen Geng will join the economics department at Xiamen University (the home of Jason Shachat).
  • Alistair Wilson will join the economics department at the University of Pittsburgh (home of many experimenters, including Jack Ochs, Lise Vesterlund, John Duffy, and others).

Congratulations to them.

Ernst Fehr joins CESS as a NYU Global Professor!

It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce that Ernst Fehr, Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich and Director of its Institute for Empirical Research in Economics will be joining CESS as an NYU Global Professor. Professor Fehr will be in residence at NYU for six weeks a year where he will teach and interact with graduate students and faculty. He will also hold joint appointments with NYU’s Center for Neuroeconomics and its Brain Imaging Center. The addition of Ernst as a Global Professor will be a great addition to the  NYU community as a whole and in particular to those at NYU engaged in experimental, behavioral, and neuroscience work in the social sciences.