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Optimal Deterrence of Illegal Behavior Under Imperfect Corporate Governance

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  • Argenton, C.

    (Tilburg University, Center For Economic Research)

  • van Damme, E.E.C.

    (Tilburg University, Center For Economic Research)

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  • Argenton, C. & van Damme, E.E.C., 2014. "Optimal Deterrence of Illegal Behavior Under Imperfect Corporate Governance," Discussion Paper 2014-078, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
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    illegal behavior; deterrence; agency problems; moral hazard; corporate liability; corporate crime;

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