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Economics of Criminal Law

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  • Steven D. Levitt
  • Thomas J. Miles

Abstract

The volume presents the seminal articles in the economic analysis of the criminal law. The articles include the path-breaking theoretical economic analyses of criminal behavior and the leading empirical tests of these theories. The volume also contains the most prominent economic analyses of the substantive doctrines of criminal law and criminal procedure. Other articles present influential applications of economic concepts and evidence to perennial issues in criminal law and criminal justice, such as gun control, drug prohibition, and sentencing policy

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  • Steven D. Levitt & Thomas J. Miles (ed.), 2008. "Economics of Criminal Law," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 4142, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:4142
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    Keywords

    Economics and Finance; Law - Academic;

    JEL classification:

    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology

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