Awards and Distinctions

Honorary doctorate in economics from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, November 2020
Honorary doctorate in economics from the University of Antwerp (Belgium), March 2017
Oskar-Morgenstern-Medaille from the University of Vienna, September 2017
Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association, 2017
Honorary doctorate in economics from Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Austria), November 2016
Recipient of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize, 2013
Distinguished CES fellow, presenting the Munich Lectures in Economics, November 2013
Walras-Bowley Lecture, Econometric Society, June 2012
Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Arts [Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst], April 2012
Tanner Lecture on Human Values, World Congress of the International Economic Association, July 2011
Coase Lecture, London School of Economics, February 2011
Lindahl Lectures, Uppsala University, November 2010
Clarendon Lectures in Economics, Oxford, February 2010
Honorary Doctorate from the University of Lugano, November 2009
Honarary Doctorate from the University of Lausanne, May 2009
Marcel Benoist Prize, November 2008
Honorary Doctorate from Ludwig-Maximimians-Universität, Munich, Germany, June 2008
John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 2008
Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2008
Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2007
Cogito Prize (awarded by the Cogito Foundation), October 2004
Honorary Doctorate from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), June 2004
Schumpeter Lecture at the European Economic Association Meeting, August 2001.
Keynote address at the meeting of the Royal Economic Society, April 2001.
Hicks-Tinbergen Medal for the outstanding paper in the European Economic Review during 1998-2000, EEA-Meeting (Bolzano), August 2000. The price was awarded for the paper "Gift Exchange and Reciprocity in Competitive Experimental Markets", European Economic Review 42, (1998) 1-34. (with G. Kirchsteiger and A. Riedl)
Lecture in the invited paper session on Behavioral Economics at the 8th world congress of the Econometric Society (Seattle), August 2000. (with K. Schmidt)
Keynote address at the Congress of the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, May 2000.
Gossen prize of the German Economic Assocation (Verein für Socialpolitik), September 1999. The Gossen Prize is awarded every year to an economist under the age of 45 who has achieved international recognition and reputation.
Keynote address at the Congress of the European Association for Labour Economics, September 1999.
Keynote address at the world meeting of the Economic Science Association (Lake Tahoe, California), May 1999.
Keynote address at the 16th Conference on Applied Micro-Economics (Lyon), June 1999.