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Economics of criminal law

Economics of criminal law

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northhampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal statistics -- United States,
  • Criminal law -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistical methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Steven D. Levitt and Thomas J. Miles.
    SeriesEconomic approaches to law -- 17
    ContributionsLevitt, Steven D., Miles, Thomas J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF183 .E26 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 682 p. :
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606144M
    ISBN 101845427831
    ISBN 109781845427832
    LC Control Number2008922097

    Criminal Law and Economics applies economic theory to explain crime, law enforcement, criminal law and criminal procedure. The expert contributors also cover the political economy of .   TY - BOOK. T1 - Environmental Law and Economics. T2 - Theory and Practice. AU - Faure, Michael G. AU - Partain, Roy A. N1 - Michael G. Faure is Professor of Comparative Law and Economics at the School of Law, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, and Professor of International and Comparative Environmental Law at Universiteit : Michael G. Faure, Roy A. Partain.

    Criminal law has been the subject of the most extensive empirical work in law and economics, probably because of the availability of data (see crime). Economic theory predicts that criminals, like others, respond to incentives, and there is unambiguous evidence that increases in the probability and severity of punishment in a jurisdiction lead. What is Law & Economics? The law and the economy interact in many ways. Whereas private law assists individuals and groups who are willing to enter into agreements in a free market, public law seeks to correct the outcomes of a free market system by means of economic and social regulation.

    to criminal law made by George Fletcher at a conference held on Novem , on New Directions in Law and Economics, sponsored by Columbia Law School's Center for Law and Economic Studies.   BOOK REVIEW RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CRIMINAL LAW Edited by Alon Harel and Keith N. Hylton Edward Elgar Publications Ltd ISBN: 1 7 OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO.


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