Professor, Business School, Queensland University of Technology
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.
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