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Roger Koppl

Professor of Finance

315-443-4535
Room: 612
rkoppl@syr.edu

Ph D, Auburn University (Economics)

Roger Koppl is Professor of Finance in the Whitman School of Management of Syracuse University and a faculty fellow in the University’s Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute. For the 2016-2017 academic year, Koppl will be the F. A. Hayek DIstinguished Visiting Professor in George Mason University's Mercatus Center. Koppl has served on the faculty of the Copenhagen Business School, Auburn University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Auburn University at Montgomery. He has held visiting positions with New York University, University of Vassa, and the Max Planck Institute of Economics. Professor Koppl is a past president of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics and a former editor of Advances in Austrian Economics.

Koppl’s research interests include the economic theory of experts, complexity theory, and the production and distribution of knowledge in society. His work on forensic science reform has been featured in Forbes magazine, Reason magazine, Slate, and The Huffington Post.

Koppl's Erdös number is 3.

Koppl’s research interests include the economic theory of experts, complexity theory, and the production and distribution of knowledge in society.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Citations: Scopus lists 29 citations for me during 2016. (2016)
  • Citations: Web of Science lists 29 works citing me in 2016 excluding the two self-citations of my co-authors. (2016)
  • Cited in: Executive Office of the President President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods (2016)
  • Elinor Ostrom Prize - World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (2016)
  • Cited in: Shaer, Matthew. “The False Promise of DNA Testing,” The Atlantic (PRINT edition) (2016)
  • Cited in: Hanke,” Steve H. “Big Players (Read: Governments) Make Markets UnsafeZerohedge.com and Cato.org, April 2016. (2016)
  • Cited in: Hanke, Steve, "Economic Headwinds: Big Players, Regime Uncertainty and the Misery Index" - GlobeAsia and http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/economic-headwinds-big-players-regime-uncertainty-misery-index (2016)
  • Citations: Scopus lists 36 citations for me during 2015 (2015)
  • Citations: Web of Science lists 40 works citing me in 2015, excluding my self citations. (2015)
  • Special recognition of my proposal "Cross-lab Redundancy in Forensic Science," submitted to Pioneer's 2015 Better Government Competition. - Pioneer Institute (2015)
  • Templeton Freedom Award - National Center for Policy Analysis (2012)
  • President - Society for the Development of Austrian Economics (2005)
  • H. B. Earhart Fellow (1986)
  • C. Lambe Fellow - Institute for Humane Studies (1985)
  • F. L. Hill Fellow - Institute for Humane Studies (1985)
  • Austrian Economics Fellow - New York University (1980)