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Professor Benno Torgler

QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance

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Name
Professor Benno Torgler
Position(s)
Professor
QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance
Discipline *
Applied Economics
Phone
+61 7 3138 2517
Fax
+61 7 3138 1500
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Ph.D

Professional memberships
and associations
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Benno Torgler is Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Finance, QUT.

He is also a Research Fellow of the Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) in Switzerland and a CESifo Research Affiliate.

Previously he was:

  • a Research Affiliate and Lecturer – MacMillan Center, Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy – Yale University
  • a Visiting Scholar – Law and Economics Program – University of California-Berkeley
  • a Visiting Scholar – Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – Georgia State University.

Research interests

His primary research interest lies in the area of economics, but he has also published in journals with a political science, social psychology, sociology and biology focus.

  • Behavioral and experimental economics
  • Non-market economics
  • Illegal activities (e.g., tax evasion, corruption, shadow economy, money laundering)
  • Sportometrics
  • Public finance
  • Political economy and public policy
  • Law and economics
  • Environmental economics
  • Sociology/economics of science.

Media Response

His work has appeared in more than 300 newspapers and (scientific) magazines worldwide, including:

  • TIME magazine
  • New York Times
  • Los Angeles Times
  • ScienceNews
  • SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
  • Washington Post
  • Spiegel
  • Le Temps
  • Neue Zuercher Zeitung.

Find out more information in the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) database.
Media Coverage (2010)

This information has been contributed by Professor Benno Torgler.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.