Stephan Meier

Research Fellow

Columbia University

Stephan Meier is a Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. His research interests are in behavioral economics. He investigates the impact of psychology and economics on human decision-making and its implications for public policy and firms' strategy. Current research topics include how non-selfish behavior affect organizations or the effect of borrower’s decision-making on financial institutions’ strategy. His work has been published among other journals in American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Management Science, and, Psychological Science.

He holds a PhD from the University of Zurich and was previously a senior economist at the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision-Making at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and a research fellow at Harvard University and the London School of Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 3507
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, 95, 159–174
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2968
Dan Ariely, Anat Bracha, Stephan Meier
published in: American Economic Review, 2009, 99 (1), 544–555
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1964
published in: Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 2008, 24 (2), 476-488
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1045
published in: Economica, 2008, 75 (297), 39-59