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Economic Theory and Crime

Gary Becker's 1968 “Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach” serves as the starting point for the study of crime by economists. It is noteworthy that Becker cites both Cesare Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham, early criminologists responsible for the rational or utilitarian ...

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