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    Finding answers is what drives us: We place five central global challenges at the center of our work

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    Groundbreaking research findings in Behavioral Economics

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Pioneering Economics

We are a leading European research center and world-renowned in the fields of neuroeconomics and development economics. Known for our pioneering spirit, we are committed to a multidisciplinary approach, combining modern economics with political science, psychology, sociology, biology, history, and neuroscience. 

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Florian Scheuer appointed to the Board of Editors (American Economic Review)

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Florian Scheuer has been appointed to the Board of Editors of the AER. Congratulations to Florian!

Three researchers from our institute were recently awarded funding from SNF, congratulations !

Group Competition and Repeated Interactions Promotes Cooperation

How telemedicine could improve healthcare

Researchers from our department examine different aspects of this extensive topic

Ralph Ossa talked to the FAZ

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Ralph Ossa speaks frankly about the plight of the WTO, defends globalisation and reveals why he sits at his desk in ski underwear.

Top ranking in economics

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According to an exclusive academic ranking, UZH is leader in economics in the German-speaking area.

The latest issue is out and all about globalization – with contributions from Florian Scheuer, Dina Pomeranz, David Dorn, and many more.

Research supported by SNSF

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Three researchers from our Department have recently started their research projects, supported by SNSF fundings.

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Economics. For Society.

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Promoting cutting-edge research

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The Network for Economists

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