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For a rational choice theorist, the absence of crime is more difficult to explain than its presence. Arguably, the … explain how imperfect criminal sanctions deter crime. The critical component of the theory is aversion against outperforming … the recipient is a charity. Prisoners give more, not less. …
the recipient is a charity. Prisoners give more, not less. -- Inequity aversion ; crime ; dictator game ; selfishness …For a rational choice theorist, the absence of crime is more difficult to explain than its presence. Arguably, the … explain how imperfect criminal sanctions deter crime. The critical component of the theory is aversion against outperforming …
In three distinct disciplines, crime and punishment are studied experimentally: in empirical legal studies, in …
In three distinct disciplines, crime and punishment are studied experimentally: in empirical legal studies, in …
Sanctions are often so weak that a money maximizing individual would not be deterred. In this paper I test the hypothesis that imperfect sanctions may nonetheless serve a forward looking purpose if sufficiently many individuals are averse against advantageous inequity. Using a linear public good...
Sanctions are often so weak that a money maximizing individual would not be deterred. In this paper I show that they may nonetheless serve a forward looking purpose if sufficiently many individuals are averse against advantageous inequity. Using the Fehr/Schmidt model (QJE 1999) I define three...
Sanctions are often so weak that a money maximizing individual would not be deterred. In this paper I show that they may nonetheless serve a forward looking purpose if sufficiently many individuals are averse against advantageous inequity. Using the Fehr/Schmidt model (QJE 1999) I define three...
For decades, experimental economics has been very interested in behavior that could be characterized as practicing solidarity (although the term is rarely used). Solidarity is a key concept in Catholic Social Teaching. This paper builds a bridge between these two endeavors that, thus far, had...
For decades, experimental economics has been very interested in behavior that could be characterized as practicing solidarity (although the term is rarely used). Solidarity is a key concept in Catholic Social Teaching. This paper builds a bridge between these two endeavors that, thus far, had...