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Escalating penalties for repeat offenders: a note on the role of information

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  • Tim Friehe

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 97 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 165-183

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:97:y:2009:i:2:p:165-183

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Keywords: Optimal law enforcement; Escalating sanctions; Repeat offender; Imperfect information; K42; H23;

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  1. Mungan, Murat C., 2014. "A behavioral justification for escalating punishment schemes," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 189-197.
  2. Baumann, Florian & Friehe, Tim, 2012. "Self-report to self-control? A note," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 41(5), pages 727-729.

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