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Torgler, Benno

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.

Publications

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)

 

Affiliazione

Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, School of Economics and Finance

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Co-authors

Frey, Bruno S.

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Savage, David

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Schaltegger, Christoph A.

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Prossimi eventi

2014, Settembre

LabSi Workshop on Behavioral and Experimental Finance

Ven, 2014-09-12 - Sab, 2014-09-13

2014, Settembre

The Crisis: Scholarship, Policies, Conflicts and Alternatives

Mar, 2014-09-16 - Giov, 2014-09-18

2014, Settembre

Crises and the distribution

Lun, 2014-09-29 - Mar, 2014-09-30

2014, Ottobre

Happiness, Creativity and Innovation

Mer, 2014-10-01 - Ven, 2014-10-03

2014, Ottobre

6th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime

Ven, 2014-10-03 - Sab, 2014-10-04

2014, Ottobre

Public Goods through Private Eyes

Giov, 2014-10-09 - Ven, 2014-10-10

2014, Novembre

Behavioral Aspects in Macroeconomics and Finance

Giov, 2014-11-13 - Ven, 2014-11-14

2014, Novembre

8th CESifo Workshop on Political Economy

Ven, 2014-11-28 - Sab, 2014-11-29