Guido Friebel

Chair for Human Resources at Goethe University, Frankfurt

Guido Friebel holds the Chair for Human Resources at Goethe University, Frankfurt. After completing his undergraduate studies in Bielefeld, and his Ph.D. at the Université Libre de Bruxelles he held positions at the Stockholm School of Economics, and at the Toulouse School of Economics (EHESS).

He has analyzed problems of institutions and organizations, in particular, HR management, the design of incentive systems, hierarchical and team organizations, gender issues in organizations, and problems of irregular migration. He collaborates with organizations in field experiments (RCTs) in order to test theories and to investigate how increasing efficiency can go along with better pay for employees and higher job satisfaction. He also has a number of projects on how digitization is changing the HR work of firms.

He is a Fellow of CEPR and IZA, one of the founding members of the Committee for Organizational Economicsin the German Economic Association,  a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Sciences Poin Paris, and member of the Board of the Society of Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE). He is also Co-Managing Editor of The Economics of Transition.

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