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The Economics of Crime by Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi

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Abstract

This book will guide readers to an understanding of effective public policy designed to reduce criminality. By understanding how incentive mechanisms affect criminal behavior, business managers may use this information either to reduce criminal activity in their own enterprises or to understand how unethical business decisions affect the wider society. As we always do in such circumstances, we must make sacrifices to balance the competing interests. To accomplish this with a minimum of disruption, at the end of many chapters there is a section called “For the Economist” where additional material of a more advanced mathematical and theoretical nature, which tends to be more tangential to the non-economists, is provided. In so doing, economics ...

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