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Dissuader le crime : un survol

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  • Marceau, Nicolas

    (Département des sciences économiques, Université du Québec à Montréal)

  • Mongrain, Steeve

    (Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University)

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In the last thirty years, economists have been applying their tools and methods to the study of crime deterrence. In this paper, we review their most important contributions. Depuis une trentaine d'années, les économistes ont appliqué leurs outils et leurs méthodes au problème de la dissuasion du crime. Dans ce texte, nous présentons une revue de leurs principales contributions.

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Article provided by Société Canadienne de Science Economique in its journal L'Actualité économique.

Volume (Year): 75 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (mars-juin-septembre)
Pages: 123-147

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Handle: RePEc:ris:actuec:v:75:y:1999:i:1:p:123-147

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  2. Sylvaine Poret, 2002. "Structure verticale d’un réseau de distribution de drogues illicites et politique répressive optimale," Working Papers 2002-07, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique.
  3. Slim, Sadri, 2009. "Du refus de vente au don: une explication de la formation du prix par l´affect
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    ," MPRA Paper 15317, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 24 Apr 2009.
  4. Sylvaine Poret, 2005. "An Optimal Anti-Drug Law Enforcement Policy," Working Papers 2005-17, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique.
  5. Lloyd-Ellis, Huw & Marceau, Nicolas, 2003. "Endogenous insecurity and economic development," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 1-29, October.

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