Friedrich Schneider is Professor of Economics at Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.
His research fields include General Economic Policy, Taxation, Shadow Economy, Environmental Economics, Privatization and Deregulation Policies. He has published extensively in leading journals including The American Economic Review, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Economic Journal and the Journal of Economic Literature. He has also published numerous book chapters and books including The Shadow Economy (with Dominik H. Enste), Cambridge University Press, 2002, The Encyclopaedia of Public Choice Vol. I and II (with Charles Rowley), Kluwer, 2004, Changing Institutions in the European Union, Edward Elgar, 2004 and Size, Causes and Consequences of the Underground Economy: An International Perspective (together with Christopher Bajada), Ashgate Publishing Company, UK, 2005.
He was editor of Public Choice from 1991 to 2004 and Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik from 2000 to 2004. He was President of the Austrian Economic Association during 1997 to 1999 and is currently President of the German Economic Association. He has also been consultant to numerous organisations including the Brussels EU Commission.
His keynote address is on:
The Morals of (not) Paying Taxes - Economic, Institutional and Psychological Factors
Further information is available from his homepage.