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.