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1. deterrence (theory), economics of

In both its classical and modern versions the economic theory of crime is predicated on ‘the deterrence hypothesis’ – the assumption that potential and ...

By Isaac Ehrlich. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. law, public enforcement of

This article surveys the economic analysis of public enforcement of law – the use of public agents (inspectors, tax auditors, police, prosecutors) to ...

By A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. deterrence (empirical), economic analyses of

Empirical economic analyses of deterrence attempt to test the central prediction of Becker's (1968) rational-actor model of criminal behaviour: that less ...

By Steven D. Levitt and Thomas J. Miles. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Dupuit, Arsene-Jules-Emile Juvenal (1804–1866)

French engineer and economic theorist, born at Fossano, Piedmont, Italy on 18 May 1804, when this region was part of the French empire; died 5 September ...

By Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. Rothbard, Murray N. (1926–1995)

Murray Rothbard was influential in continuing the tradition of the Austrian school of economics in America. In more than two dozen books and hundreds ...

By Benjamin Powell and Edward Stringham. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. Coase theorem

The Coase Theorem holds that, regardless of the initial allocation of property rights and choice of remedial protection, the market will determine ultimate ...

By Francesco Parisi. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. experimental methods in economics

In the mid-20th century economists became involved in the design and conduct of laboratory experiments to examine propositions implied by economic theory. ...

By Vernon L. Smith. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. libertarianism

Libertarians favour coordination by voluntary decentralized mechanisms such as private property and trade. In response to economic arguments ...

By David D. Friedman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. law, economic analysis of

This article surveys the economic analysis of five primary fields of law: property law; liability for accidents; contract law; litigation; and public ...

By A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. agricultural markets in developing countries

The history of agricultural markets in developing countries reflects attempts to establish the appropriate government responses to the inefficiencies ...

By Christopher B. Barrett and Emelly Mutambatsere. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008