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Professor Benno Torgler

Faculty of Business & Law
School of Economics & Finance
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Benno Torgler is Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Finance, QUT. He was also Adjunct Professor at the  EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany (2012-2015) and an ARC Future Fellow (2011-2015). Before coming to QUT 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

Professor Torgler's 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


Author publications, as listed on QUT ePrints http://eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Torgler,_Benno.html

Research areas

Applied economics