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Les criminels aiment-ils le risque ?

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This paper discusses three issues. What do we know about criminals? attitude towards risk ? How could we represent their preferences? What are the implications for public policies in the area of crime deterrence? Classification JEL : D81, K42.

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  • Éric Langlais, 2010. "Les criminels aiment-ils le risque ?," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 61(2), pages 263-280.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_612_0263
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    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

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