Guest lecture Professor Erich Kirchler
“Tax Psychology: Audits, Fines and Trust“
Prof. Erich Kirchler is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Vice Head of Department for Economic Psychology, Educational Psychology and Evaluation. Moreover, he acts as project manager of the SIT-TAX project, the acronym derives from Social Identity and Tax Compliance. Moreover, Erich Kirchler is reviewer at the ESF European Science Foundation and editor or on the editorial board of many leading journals such as Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal für Betriebswirtschaft, Psychology and Economics and Economics Research International.
Erich Kirchler has published numerous articles and books, many of them in the context of the psychology of taxpaying. His expertise in the area of tax compliance is highly acknowledged by the scientific community. Recently in 2007, his book on ‘The Economic Psychology of Tax Behaviour’ was published by the Cambridge University Press. Erich Kirchler is also a SFB project member. The research interests in economic psychology and psychology and taxes fit perfectly well to DIBT teaching and research program. Within the Doctoral Program, he will encourage and support young researchers in research area’s 1 (Determination of Taxable Profit), 2 (Locational Decisions) and 3 (EU Tax for Businesses).
In his lecture, Erich Kirchler will discuss the topic, “Tax Psychology: Audits, Fines and Trust”.