Pogarsky, Greg: Behavioral Economics and Crime

In 1968, Nobel Prize–winning economist Gary S. Becker laid out an economics-based theory of crime in an article titled “Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach.” To Becker, the theory “simply extend[ed] the economist's usual analysis of choice,” which involves a ...

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