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Dissuader le crime : un survol

  • Marceau, Nicolas

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

  • Mongrain, Steeve

    (Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University)

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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