Thomas EPPER

Thomas EPPER
Full Professor
Ph.D. - University of Zurich
Track: Economics
LEM Member
  • 2011 : Ph.D., University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2009 : Diploma of Advanced Studies, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Scientific prizes and Awards
  • 2017 : Latsis prize, University of St. Gallen
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • EPPER T., Brenøe A. A., (2022). Parenting Values and the Intergenerational Transmission of Time Preferences, European Economic Review, 148 (September 2022) 1-26.
  • Epper T., Burghart D., Fehr E., (2020). The Uncertainty Triangle: Uncovering Heterogeneity in Attitudes Towards Uncertainty, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 60 (2) 125-156.
  • Epper T., Fehr E., Fehr-Duda H., Kreiner C. T., Lassen D. D., Leth-Petersen S., Rasmussen G. N., (2020). Time Discounting and Wealth Inequality, American Economic Review, 110 (4) 1177-1205.
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  • Epper T., Fehr-Duda H., (2015). Risk Preferences Are Not Time Preferences: Balancing on a Budget Line - Comment, American Economic Review, 105 (7) 2261-2271.
  • Epper T., Bruhin A., Fehr-Duda H., (2011). Viewing the Future through a Warped Lens: Why Uncertainty Generates Hyperbolic Discounting, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 43 (3) 169-203.
  • Epper T., Bruhin A., Fehr-Duda H., Schubert R., (2011). Risk and Rationality: The Effect of Mood and Decision Rules on Probability Weighting, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 78 (1-2) 14-21.
  • Epper T., Bruhin A., Fehr-Duda H., (2010). Risk and Rationality: Uncovering Heterogeneity in Probability Distortion, Econometrica: Journal of the Econometric Society, 78 (4) 1375-1412.
  • Epper T., Bruhin A., Fehr-Duda H., Schubert R., (2010). Rationality on the Rise: Why Relative Risk Aversion Increases with Stake Size, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 40 (2) 147-180.
Research fields
  • Decision Theory
  • Choice under Risk and Uncertainty
  • Intertemporal Choice
  • Inequality and Redistribution
Grande Ecole (Master cycle) :
  • Research and consulting tools