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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 32 Citations 13,690 57 World Ranking 1745 National Ranking 1044

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Microeconomics
  • Finance

Stephan Meier mostly deals with Prosocial behavior, Incentive, Social psychology, Microeconomics and Public good. His research integrates issues of Altruism, Positive economics, Welfare economics and Reference group in his study of Prosocial behavior. His research on Incentive frequently links to adjacent areas such as Public economics.

In the subject of general Social psychology, his work in Interpersonal ties and Social comparison theory is often linked to Donation, Population and Variety, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Microeconomics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Quality and Cash. His Public good study frequently links to other fields, such as Labour economics.

His most cited work include:

  • Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially (902 citations)
  • When and Why Incentives (Don't) Work to Modify Behavior (844 citations)
  • Social Comparisons and Pro-social Behavior: Testing "Conditional Cooperation" in a Field Experiment (739 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Stephan Meier mainly investigates Social psychology, Prosocial behavior, Public good, Public economics and Incentive. His Social preferences and Interpersonal ties study in the realm of Social psychology interacts with subjects such as Donation, Public relations and Group. His studies in Prosocial behavior integrate themes in fields like Reciprocity, Welfare economics and Norm enforcement.

Stephan Meier works mostly in the field of Public good, limiting it down to topics relating to Positive economics and, in certain cases, Behavioral economics, as a part of the same area of interest. Incentive is a subfield of Microeconomics that he tackles. His Set research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Panel data, Actuarial science, Foreclosure and Financial literacy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (56.28%)
  • Prosocial behavior (31.16%)
  • Public good (35.81%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2020)?

  • Prosocial behavior (31.16%)
  • Finance (13.02%)
  • Incentive (24.19%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Stephan Meier focuses on Prosocial behavior, Finance, Incentive, Social psychology and Public economics. His study in Finance is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Actuarial science and Norm enforcement. Stephan Meier combines subjects such as Goal setting and Savings account with his study of Actuarial science.

Incentive combines with fields such as Corporate social responsibility, Image, Autonomy and Principal–agent problem in his investigation. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Occupational segregation and Conjoint analysis. His Public economics research includes themes of Deception and Set.

Between 2015 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Poverty and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from Changes in Financial Resources at Payday. (126 citations)
  • Saving More in Groups: Field Experimental Evidence from Chile (67 citations)
  • Field experiments in strategy research (61 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Finance
  • Microeconomics

Stephan Meier spends much of his time researching Finance, Public economics, Actuarial science, Incentive and Demographic economics. His Finance study combines topics in areas such as Quality and Microeconomics. The Actuarial science study combines topics in areas such as Goal setting and Savings account.

His Incentive research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Profit, Prosocial behavior and Competence. Borrowing concepts from Variety, Stephan Meier weaves in ideas under Set. His Variety research covers fields of interest such as Financial literacy and Organizational culture.

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Best Publications

Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

Dan Ariely;Anat Bracha;Stephan Meier.
The American Economic Review (2009)

1892 Citations

When and Why Incentives (Don't) Work to Modify Behavior

Uri Gneezy;Stephan Meier;Pedro Rey-Biel.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)

1635 Citations

Social Comparisons and Pro-social Behavior: Testing "Conditional Cooperation" in a Field Experiment

Bruno S. Frey;Stephan Meier.
The American Economic Review (2004)

1237 Citations

The Impact of Group Membership on Cooperation and Norm Enforcement: Evidence Using Random Assignment to Real Social Groups

Lorenz Goette;David Huffman;Stephan Meier.
The American Economic Review (2006)

751 Citations

Is volunteering rewarding in itself

Stephan Meier;Alois Stutzer.
Economica (2007)

499 Citations

Do People Behave in Experiments as in the Field? - Evidence from Donations

Matthias Benz;Stephan Meier.
Experimental Economics (2008)

485 Citations

Present-Biased Preferences and Credit Card Borrowing

Stephan Meier;Charles D. Sprenger.
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2010)

481 Citations

Numerical ability predicts mortgage default

Kristopher Gerardi;Lorenz Goette;Stephan Meier.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013)

340 Citations

Poverty and Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from Changes in Financial Resources at Payday.

Leandro S Carvalho;Stephan Meier;Stephanie W Wang.
The American Economic Review (2016)

337 Citations

The Economics of Museums

Bruno Frey;Stephan Meier.
Research Papers in Economics (2006)

314 Citations

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