Bruno S. Frey
Economics of Happiness
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Bruno S. Frey (born 4 May 1941 in Basel, Switzerland) is a Swiss economist and permanent visiting professor for Political Economy at the University of Basel. Before, he taught at the University of Zürich and the Warwick Business School (UK). Bruno S. Frey is considered a pioneer in the fields of Political economy and Happiness economics. Frey has written, co-written or edited more than a dozen books and has written more than 350 journal articles. Frey published not only in scholarly journals in Economics, but also in journals in Political science, Management, Psychology, Sociology, Law, History, Arts, Culture, and Theology. In 2011, Frey was criticised for and admitted to self-plagiarism.
According to a RePEc ranking (as of April 2018), Frey is ranked 11th among all registered European economists.