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Deterrence, expected cost, uncertainty and voting: Experimental evidence

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  • Gregory DeAngelo & Gary Charness, 2012. "Deterrence, expected cost, uncertainty and voting: Experimental evidence," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 73-100, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:44:y:2012:i:1:p:73-100
    DOI: 10.1007/s11166-011-9131-3
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    Deterrence; Experiment; Uncertainty; Crime and punishment; C91; D03; D81; K42;
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    JEL classification:

    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
    • D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
    • 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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