Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts

CREMA is a private, politically and ideologically uncommitted organization founded by Bruno S. Frey (University of Basel), Reiner Eichenberger (University of Fribourg), René L. Frey (University of Basel) and Margit Osterloh (University of Zurich and Basel). It is financed by private means (contributed by the founders)

In the Economists Influence Ranking 2020 of Switzerland, no less than 4 CREMA Fellows are among the 10 most influential economists. Our small private CREMA Institute is ranked in 5th place

CREMA promotes scientific research in economics, management and the arts, including insights from the neighboring social sciences (in particular psychology, sociology and law). The perspective is on real life issues in society and novel insights and arguments

Welcomes contributions by CREMA-Fellows of all disciplines

CREMA encourages and supports young scholars

Current Scientific Staff


Andre S. Briviba – Research Associate

Louisa Hizli – Research Assistant

Fadi Mansour – Research Assistant

Milena Milosavljevic – Research Assistant

Annina Mösching – Research Assistant

Fabian Scheidegger – Research Assistant

Carlo Steiner – Research Assistant