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les criminels aiment-ils le risque ?
[Are criminals risk-seeking individulas ?]

  • Langlais, Eric

This papers studies three questions. What do we know about criminals 'preferences ? How should we represent such preferences ? What are the consequences for law enforcement policies ?

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