Simon Gächter

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Simon Gächter
Born (1965-03-08) 8 March 1965 (age 50)
Nationality Austria
Institution University of Nottingham
Field Behavioral economics
Experimental economics
Labor economics
Alma mater University of Vienna
Influences Egbert Dierker
Awards Gossen Prize (2005)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Simon Gächter (born 8 March 1965 in Nenzing, Vorarlberg) is an Austrian economist. He currently is professor of the psychology of economic decision making at the University of Nottingham.

Gächter attended the University of Vienna, where he received his doctoral degree in economics in 1994. He earned his habilitation at the University of Zürich in 1999.

One of the most internationally renowned German-speaking economists, Gächter has published in prestigious journals such as Nature, Science, and American Economic Review.

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