Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/58854
Authors: 
Entorf, Horst
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6516
Abstract: 
This survey summarizes the classical fundamentals of modern deterrence theory, covers major theoretical and empirical findings on the impact of certainty and severity of punishment (and the interplay thereof) as well as underlying methodological problems, gives an overview of limitations and extensions motivated by recent findings of behavioral economics and discusses 'rational' deterrence strategies in subcultural societies.
Subjects: 
economics of crime
behavioral economics
deterrence
survey
JEL: 
K4
H0
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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