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Frédéric-Guillaume Schneider

Frédéric-Guillaume Schneider

Senior Research Associate (Economics & Policy)

Diplom-Volkswirt (University of Bonn), PhD (University of Zürich)

Professional experience

Dr Schneider has worked as a consultant at Oliver Wyman in Zurich. He has conducted field research with startups in Berlin and currently collaborates with French government agencies to combat discrimination.

Previous appointments

Prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School, Dr Schneider was a Fellow at the Yale University School of Management. Previous appointments include visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and Senior Research Associate at the University of Zürich.

Research interests

The foundations of human cooperation, trust, and reputation in organisations and economic interactions; the role and extent of signalling and discrimination in the labour market; the importance of mental capabilities for economic success; the determinants of collusion in markets.

Frédéric-Guillaume Schneider is a member of the Economics & Policy subject group.

Selected publications

Cohn, A., Maréchal, M.A., Schneider, F. and Weber, R.A. (2021) “Frequent job changes can signal poor work attitude and reduce employability.” Journal of the European Economic Association, 19(1): 475-508 (DOI: 10.1093/jeea/jvaa017)

Cohn, A., Fehr, E., Hermann, B. and Schneider, F. (2014) “Social comparison and effort provision: evidence from a field experiment.” Journal of the European Economic Association, 12(4): 877-898 (DOI: 10.1111/jeea.12079)

Fehr, E. and Schneider, F. (2009) “Eyes are on us, but nobody cares: are eye cues relevant for strong reciprocity?” Proceedings of the Royal Society, B: Biological sciences, 277(1686): 1315-1323 (DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1900)

Knoch, D., Schneider, F., Schunk, D., Hohmann, M. and Fehr, E. (2009) “Disrupting the prefrontal cortex diminishes the human ability to build a good reputation.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 106(49): 20895-20989 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0911619106)

Contact details

Frédéric-Guillaume Schneider
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)01223 747146

[email protected]


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