Prof. Ernst Fehr
President of the Board of Directors and Partner

"The knowledge gleaned by means of behavioral economic research fascinates me as much today as it did thirty years ago. Fairness and cooperative behavior are the foundations for the advancement of our society. I am very pleased that I can now provide my knowledge to organizations and to the general public."

Prof. Dr. Ernst Fehr is one of the leading international experts in behavioral economics, one of the pioneer researchers in the area of neuroeconomics, and one of the most widely cited economists worldwide. He is often sought after as a lecturer and discussion partner for leading representatives of business and government. Ernst Fehr has led the list of the best Swiss researchers in economics many times. He has occupied the first place with the University of Zurich in the ranking of the best universities for the study of economics and of the researchers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Transfer of knowledge

Ernst Fehr was instrumental in the development of the BEA™ consulting approach, and his position as President of the Board of Directors and Founding Partner guarantees the clients of FehrAdvice & Partners AG that they will profit from the newest insights from research in all phases of consulting.
His internationally recognized insights on economic and psychological foundations of incentives and the motives for human actions in organizations and markets, his regular stays abroad at the world′s best universities, combined with personal experience in management form the basis for the claim to quality of FehrAdvice & Partners AG.
His emphasis in consulting focuses on the following themes:
  • Optimal social and economic incentives
  • Organization and human resources
  • Strategy dynamics
  • Game theory
  • Experimental economics
Prof. Ernst Fehr is also Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich and a member of the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.