Criminals and the Price System: Evidence from Czech Metal Thieves

This paper tests the economic theory of criminal behavior. Specifically, it looks at "the carrot" side of the theory, studying how thieves react to changes in monetary gains from crime.

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Published in:Journal of quantitative criminology
Main Author: Brabenec, Tomáš (Author)
Other Authors: Montag, Josef (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
Published: 2018
In:Journal of quantitative criminology
Year: 2018, Volume: 34, Issue: 2, Pages: 397-430
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:This paper tests the economic theory of criminal behavior. Specifically, it looks at "the carrot" side of the theory, studying how thieves react to changes in monetary gains from crime.
ISSN:1573-7799
DOI:10.1007/s10940-017-9339-8