Benno Torgler

Queensland University of Technology

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Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Australia

CREMA

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CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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1.

Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2425
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 586 (44,432)

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decision under pressure, altruism, social norms, interdependent preferences, excess of demand

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The Consequences of Corruption: Evidences from China

FEEM Working Paper No. 73.2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Bin Dong and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 566 (46,457)

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Corruption, China, Government, Economic Development, Inequality, Environment

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Surviving the Titanic Disaster: Economic, Natural and Social Determinants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2551
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 538 (49,530)

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decision under pressure, tragic events and disasters, survival, quasi-natural experiment, altruism

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The Causes of Corruption: Evidence from China

FEEM Working Paper No. 72.2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Bin Dong and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 515 (52,344)

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Corruption, China, Government, Decentralization, Deterrence, Social Heterogeneity

5.

Tax Morale and Compliance: Review of Evidence and Case Studies for Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5922
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 510 (53,012)

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Taxation & Subsidies, Subnational Economic Development, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Tax Law

6.

Differences in Preferences Towards the Environment: The Impact of a Gender, Age and Parental Effect

FEEM Working Paper No. 18.2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Queensland University of Technology, University of Oviedo and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 458 (60,678)

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Environmental Preferences, Environmental Morale, Gender, Age, Children

7.

Justifiability of Littering: An Empirical Investigation

FEEM Working Paper No. 59.2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Queensland University of Technology, University of Oviedo and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 269 (111,306)

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Littering, Environmental Participation, Environmental Preferences, Environmental Outcomes

8.

Nerves of Steel? Stress, Work Performance and Elite Athletes

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 255 (117,670)

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Performance, Stressors, Sport, Behavioural Economics, Work-related stress

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Wealthy Tax Non-Filers in a Developing Nation: The Roles of Taxpayer Knowledge, Perceived Corruption and Service Orientation in Pakistan

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2015 - 26
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Vienna - Faculty of Psychology, University of Applied Sciences and Technology Aachen (RWTH Aachen) and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 216 (138,791)

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Wealthy tax non-filers, tax morale, tax compliance, tax knowledge, knowledge of rights, corruption, tax evasion, developing countries, Pakistan

10.

Work Values in Western and Eastern Europe

FEEM Working Paper No. 94.2011
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 182 (162,627)

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Work Values, Job Satisfaction, Work-Leisure Relationship, Work-Family Centrality, Eastern Europe, Western Europe

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Democracy, Property Rights, Income Equality, and Corruption

FEEM Working Paper No. 8.2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2011
Bin Dong and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 181 (163,460)

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Corruption, Democracy, Income inequality, Property rights

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Environmental Participation and Environmental Motivation

FEEM Working Paper No. 95.2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jan 2009
Queensland University of Technology, University of Oviedo and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 164 (178,254)

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Environmental Participation, Environmental Motivation, Environmental Morale, Pro-environmental Attitudes, Social Capital

13.

Gender Variations of Physiological and Psychological Stress Among Police Officers

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Nov 2009
Martin Gächter, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
University of Innsbruck - Department of Economics & Statistics, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 160 (181,993)

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Gender, Stress, Police Officers, Burnout, Work-life Balance, Justice

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Wealthy Tax Non-Filers in a Developing Country: Taxpayer Knowledge, Perceived Corruption and Service Orientation in Pakistan

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Vienna - Faculty of Psychology, University of Applied Sciences and Technology Aachen (RWTH Aachen) and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 149 (193,252)

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Wealthy tax non-filers, tax morale, tax compliance, tax knowledge, knowledge of rights, corruption, tax evasion, developing countries, Pakistan

15.

Trust in International Organizations: An Empirical Investigation Focusing on the United Nations

FEEM Working Paper No. 45.2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 May 2007
Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 145 (197,551)

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International Organizations, United Nations, International Trust, Political Trust, Social Trust, Corruption, Globalization

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Corruption and Social Interaction: Evidence from China

FEEM Working Paper No. 9.2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Bin Dong and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 140 (203,203)

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Corruption, Social Interaction, China

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Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2483
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 98 (265,970)

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assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

Politicians: Be Killed or Survive

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Benno Torgler
CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 42 (417,662)

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Assassinations, rational choice, governance, democracy, dictatorship, deterrence, protection

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Environmental and Pro-Social Norms: Evidence from 30 Countries

FEEM Working Paper No. 84.2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Benno Torgler, Bruno S. Frey and Clevo Wilson
Queensland University of Technology, CREMA and Queensland University of Technology
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Environmental Preferences, Environmental Morale, Conditional Cooperation, Pro-Social Behavior

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute - Working Paper 10/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
Downloads 93 (275,334)

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Tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

Commitment to Pay Taxes: A Field Experiment on the Importance of Promise

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6186
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
University of Osnabrück, Queensland University of Technology, Walter Eucken Institute and CREMA
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tax compliance, field experiment, commitment, promise, supportive incentives, psychological contract

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics Working Paper Series Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 67 (335,396)

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Awards, Incentives, Research, John Bates Clark Medal, Synthetic control method

Does the John Bates Clark Medal Boost Subsequent Productivity and Citation Success?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4419
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Ho Fai Chan, Bruno S. Frey, Jana Gallus and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 65 (340,915)

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awards, incentives, research, John Bates Clark Medal, synthetic control method

21.

The Influence of Superstars on Organizational Identification of External Stakeholders: Empirical Findings from Professional Soccer

EBS Business School Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Daniel Hoegele, Sascha L. Schmidt and Benno Torgler
EBS Business School, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 118 (231,977)

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Organizational identification, superstars, role model, fans, soccer

22.

Corruption and Political Interest: Empirical Evidence at the Micro Level

FEEM Working Paper No. 39.2008
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2008
Benno Torgler and Bin Dong
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 102 (257,218)

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Corruption, Political Interest, Social Norms

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Are Academics Messy? Testing the Broken Windows Theory with a Field Experiment in the Work Environment

FEEM Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
João Ramos and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 92 (275,123)

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Broken Windows Theory, Field Experiment, Littering

Variation in Risk Seeking Behavior in a Natural Experiment on Large Losses Induced by a Natural Disaster

FEEM Working Paper No. 54.2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2012
Lionel Page, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 52 (381,137)

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decision under risk, large losses, natural experiment

Variation in Risk Seeking Behavior in a Natural Experiment on Large Losses Induced by a Natural Disaster

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3878
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jul 2012
Lionel Page, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 39 (429,765)

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decision under risk, large losses, natural experiment

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Antecedents of Attitudes Towards Risky Career Choices

EBS Business School Research Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Verena Jung, Sascha L. Schmidt and Benno Torgler
EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 89 (280,970)

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Career choices, risk attitude, risk perception, professional athletes

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Tax Morale, Eastern Europe and European Enlargement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5911
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 82 (295,513)

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Taxation & Subsidies, Debt Markets, Subnational Economic Development, Emerging Markets, National Governance

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What Shapes Young Elite Athletes’ Perception of Chances in an Environment of Great Uncertainty?

EBS Business School Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Verena Jung, Sascha L. Schmidt and Benno Torgler
EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - Institute for Sports, Business & Society and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 81 (297,689)

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perception of chances, unrealistic optimism, ipsative possibility set, integration effects, soccer

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Noblesse Oblige? Determinants of Survival in a Life and Death Situation

Univ. of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. ISSN 1424-0459
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Bruno S. Frey, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
CREMA, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 79 (302,120)

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Decision under Pressure, Altruism, Social Norms, Interdependent Preferences, Excess of Demand

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Collaboration Incentives: Endogenous Selection into Single and Coauthorships by Surname Initial in Economics and Management

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 147, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2018.01.001
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
David Ong, Ho Fai Chan, Benno Torgler and Yu Yang
Jinan-Birmingham Joint Institute, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 78 (304,374)

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alphabetic order effect, citations, coauthorships, endogenous teams, contests

Bounded Rationality and Voting Decisions Exploring a 160-Year Period

FEEM Working Paper No. 70.2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
David Stadelmann and Benno Torgler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 40 (425,669)

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Bounded Rationality, Voting, Referenda Attention, Rules of Thumb

Bounded Rationality and Voting Decisions Exploring a 160-Year Period

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3907
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Sep 2012
David Stadelmann and Benno Torgler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 17 (548,968)

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bounded rationality, voting, referenda attention, rules of thumb

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The Power of Religious Organizations in Human Decision Processes: Analyzing Voting Behavior

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4526
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Benno Torgler, David Stadelmann and Marco Portmann
Queensland University of Technology, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and University of Fribourg - Faculty of Economics and Social Science
Downloads 54 (368,790)

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power, religion, voting, referenda, trust, rules of thumb

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

FEEM Working Paper No. 87.2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, CREMA, UCLA Anderson and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 30 (470,969)

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Academia, Scholarly Importance, Role of Economics, Social Importance of Economists, External and Internal Influence, Academic Performance, Awards

External Influence as an Indicator of Scholarly Importance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4390
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, CREMA, UCLA Anderson, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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academia, scholarly importance, role of economics, social importance of economists, external and internal influence, academic performance, awards

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Volunteering and Life or Financial Shocks: Does Income and Wealth Matter?

FEEM Working Paper No. 103.2014
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Tony Beatton and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 45 (398,660)

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Volunteering, Life Event Shocks, Financial Shocks, Income, Wealth, Habits, Panel, Australia

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Citation Success Over Time: Theory or Empirics?

FEEM Working Paper No. 55.2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Aug 2012
David W. Johnston, Marco Piatti and Benno Torgler
Monash University, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 42 (409,509)

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citations, theory, empirics, cross-country, North America

35.

The Times They are a Changin’: The Effect of Institutions on Behavior, Cooperation, Emotional Attachment and Sentiment at 26,000 Ft

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
Downloads 25 (484,374)

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Decision under Pressure, Altruism, Tragic Events and Disasters, Survival, Natural Field Experiment, Mountaineering

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Happiest of Them All?

Kyklos, Vol. 61, Issue 2, pp. 309-319, May 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Benno Torgler, Nemanja Anti and Uwe Dulleck
Queensland University of Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Extraordinary Wealth, Globalization, and Corruption

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, Issue 2, pp. 341-359, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 May 2013
Benno Torgler and Marco Piatti
Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology
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corruption, extraordinary wealth, globalization, superstars

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Gender and Public Attitudes Toward Corruption and Tax Evasion

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 554-568, October 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Sep 2010
Benno Torgler and Neven T. Valev
Queensland University of Technology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Evaluation of an Incentive Program on Educational Achievement of Indigenous Students

Economic Record, Vol. 92, Issue 298, pp. 329-347, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Queensland University of Technology
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Tax Compliance and Data: What is Available and What is Needed

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 352-364, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Benno Torgler
Queensland University of Technology
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Nondiscretionary Residential Water Use: The Impact of Habits and Water‐Efficient Technologies

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol. 58, Issue 2, pp. 185-204, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
University of Oviedo, University of Peradeniya - Department of Economics and Statistics, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology and Oklahoma City University - School of Law
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conservation economics, demand analysis, water management and policy

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Measuring Global Economic Interdependence: A Hierarchical Network Approach

The World Economy, Vol. 36, Issue 12, pp. 1632-1648, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Universidad de Oviedo - Facultad de Economicas, Queensland University of Technology and Universidad Nacional de Quilmes
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Do Positional Concerns Destroy Social Capital: Evidence from 26 Countries

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 1542-1565, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Justina A.V. Fischer and Benno Torgler
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Queensland University of Technology
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Are All High-Skilled Cohorts Created Equal? Unemployment, Gender, and Research Productivity

Uppsala University Working Paper 2012:13, September 2012
Posted: 29 Sep 2012
John P. Conley, Ali Sina Önder and Benno Torgler
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Portsmouth and Queensland University of Technology

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Research Productivity, Human Capital, Graduate Education, Gender Differences

Are All High-Skilled Cohorts Created Equal? Unemployment, Gender, and Research Productivity

FEEM Working Paper No. 86.2012
Posted: 12 Dec 2012
John P. Conley, Ali Sina Önder and Benno Torgler
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics, University of Portsmouth and Queensland University of Technology

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research productivity, human capital, graduate education, gender differences

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Retaining the Thin Blue Line: What Shapes Workers’ Willingness Not to Quit the Current Work Environment?

QUT Discussion Paper No. 253
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Martin Gächter, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
University of Innsbruck - Department of Economics & Statistics, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology

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Willingness to Quit the Job, Turnover Rates, Job Satisfaction, Stress, Police Officers, Work-Life Balance, Fairness, Acceptance

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The Relationship between Stress and Social Capital among Police Officers

QUT Working/Discussion Paper No. 250
Posted: 13 Nov 2009
Martin Gächter, David A. Savage and Benno Torgler
University of Innsbruck - Department of Economics & Statistics, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland University of Technology

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Social Capital, Trust, Stress, Police Officers

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Market Reform, Regional Energy and Popular Representation: Evidence from Post-Soviet Russia

Posted: 01 Jul 2008
Theocharis Grigoriadis and Benno Torgler
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics and Queensland University of Technology

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energy regulation, market reform, energy resources, roll call votes, legislative politics, State Duma, Russia