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On the optimality of nonmaximal fines in the presence of corruptible law enforcers

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  • Gorkem Celik

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  • Serdar Sayan

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Economic Design.

Volume (Year): 12 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 209-227

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Keywords: Corruption; Law enforcement; K42; D73; D78; D82;

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