Edited by Joshua C. Teitelbaum and Kathryn Zeiler
Dhami and Ali al-Nowaihi consider the applications of prospect theory to crime and punishment. The authors apply prospect theory to a generic model of crime and discuss the implications. They discuss two problems in depth. The first is the tax evasion problem. The second is a foundational result in law and economics, known as the Becker proposition. They also note the limitations of the framework.
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