Professor of Psychology of Economic Decision Making, Faculty of Social Sciences
Simon joined the University of Nottingham in February 2005. He is Professor of the Psychology of Economic Decision Making. He received his doctorate in Economics in Vienna. Before coming to Nottingham he worked at the Universities of Vienna, Linz, Zurich, and St. Gallen. He is also affiliated with the CESifo network (Munich), and the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA Bonn). He recently held a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant, 2012-2017, to work on the Behavioural Economics of Cooperation.
Professor Gaechter's complete cv can be downloaded here in pdf format. Simon's Facewall page.
European Research Council Advanced Grant 295707 COOPERATION
Simon's research interests are in the area of behavioural and experimental economics, organisational economics, labour economics, and game theory. His main research tools are experiments. Currently,… read more
Revealing the Economic Consequences of Group Cohesion, CeDex Discussion Paper No. 2017-09 May 2017 (with Chris Starmer and Fabio Tufano).
Simon's research interests are in the area of behavioural and experimental economics, organisational economics, labour economics, and game theory. His main research tools are experiments. Currently, his main research interests are on voluntary cooperation in the presence of free rider incentives, and on the interplay of material and psychological incentives in incentive provision. He has published in American Economic Review, Econometrica, Science, Nature, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Management Science, Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Communications. He recently held a £1.5m European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator grant on the Behavioural Economics of Cooperation (2012-2017).
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