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Criminal law and economics

Criminal law and economics applies economic theory to explain crime, law enforcement, criminal law and criminal procedure. This book draws together sixteen chapters, by leading scholars in the field, summarizing theoretical and empirical work done to date on criminal law and economics. The topics range from private and public enforcement of the law, criminal procedure and regulation to terrorism, cyber crime and tax evasion. The book also covers the political economy of criminal law and behavioral criminal law and economics. This updated state-of-the-art reference book on criminal law will be an excellent tool for scholars and graduate students in law and economics
Print Book, English, ©2009
Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, ©2009
x, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781847202758, 1847202756
Public enforcement of law / A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell
Private enforcement of law / Reza Rajabium
Criminal law and regulation / Anthony Ogus
Criminal law and torts / Antony Dnes
Criminal procedure / Thomas J. Miceli
Plea-bargaining and prosecution / Oren Gazal-Ayal and Limor Riza
Political economy of criminal procedure / Keith N. Hylton and Vikramaditya S. Khanna
The economics of capital punishment / Joanna M. Shepherd
Corporate crime / Wallace P. Mullin and Christopher M. Snyder
Organized crime / Vimal Kumar and Stergios Skaperdas
Corruption / Roger Bowles
Tax evasion and avoidance / Luigi Alberto Franzoni
Environmental crimes / Michael Faure
Cyber crime / Mark A. Cohen
Terrorism / Nuno Garoupa, Jonathan Klick and Francesco Parisi
Behavioral criminal law and economics / Richard H. McAdams and Thomas S. Ulen