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dc.contributor.authorEngel, Christophen_US
dc.contributor.authorIrlenbusch, Bernden_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-26en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-18T11:11:08Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-18T11:11:08Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/38859-
dc.description.abstractThe most famous element in Bentham's theory of punishment, the Panopticon Prison, expresses his view of the two purposes of punishment, deterrence and special prevention. We investigate Bentham's intuition in a public goods lab experiment by manipulating how much information on punishment experienced by others is available to would-be offenders. Compared with the tone that Jeremy Bentham set, our results are non-expected: If would-be offenders learn about contributions and punishment of others at the individual level, they contribute much less to the public project. Our results confirm the special prevention effect but show that the deterrence effect is smaller the more information on individual punishment is available.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aMax Planck Inst. for Research on Collective Goods |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aPreprints of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods |x2010,06en_US
dc.subject.jelC91en_US
dc.subject.jelH41en_US
dc.subject.jelK14en_US
dc.subject.jelK42en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordPunishmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordDeterrenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordSpecial Preventionen_US
dc.subject.keywordJeremy Benthamen_US
dc.subject.keywordExperimenten_US
dc.subject.keywordPublic Gooden_US
dc.subject.stwStrafeen_US
dc.subject.stwKriminalpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwInformationsverbreitungen_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentliches Guten_US
dc.subject.stwTrittbrettfahrerverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwTesten_US
dc.titleTurning the lab into Jeremy Bentham's panopticon: The effect of punishment on offenders and non-offendersen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn619961848en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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