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Hanged for a Sheep--The Economics of Marginal Deterrence

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  • Friedman, David
  • Sjostrom, William

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  • Friedman, David & Sjostrom, William, 1993. "Hanged for a Sheep--The Economics of Marginal Deterrence," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 22(2), pages 345-366, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlstud:v:22:y:1993:i:2:p:345-66
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