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Optimal sanctions when the probability of apprehension varies among individuals

Lucian A. Bebchuk

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Published
**1992**
by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA (1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02138)
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Written in English

- Law enforcement -- Mathematical models.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Lucian Arye Bebchuk, Louis Kaplow. |

Series | NBER working papers series -- working paper no. 4078, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4078. |

Contributions | Kaplow, Louis., National Bureau of Economic Research. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 11 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 11 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22439186M |

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Downloadable. This paper explores how optimal enforcement is affected by the fact that not all individuals are equally easy to apprehend. When the probability of apprehension is the same for all individuals, optimal sanctions will be maximal: as Gary Becker () suggested, raising sanctions and reducing the probability of apprehension saves enforcement resources.

Get this from a library. Optimal sanctions when the probability of apprehension varies among individuals. [Lucian A Bebchuk; Louis Kaplow; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- This paper explores how optimal enforcement is affected by the fact that not all individuals are equally easy to apprehend.

When the probability of apprehension is the same for all individuals. Optimal Sanctions When the Probability of Apprehension Varies Among Individuals Lucian Arye Bebchuk, Louis Kaplow.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Law and Economics. This paper explores how optimal enforcement is affected by the fact that not all individuals are equally easy to by: 2. Get this from a library. Optimal sanctions when the probability of apprehension varies among individuals.

[Lucian A Bebchuk; Louis Kaplow; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Abstract. This paper explores how optimal enforcement is affected by the fact that not all individuals are equally easy to apprehend.

When the probability of apprehension is the same for all individuals, optimal sanctions will be maximal: as Gary Becker () suggested, raising sanctions and reducing the probability of apprehension saves enforcement : Lucian Arye Bebchuk and Louis Kaplow.

Becker: Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach: Stigler: The Optimum Enforcement of Laws: Kaplow: w The Optimal Probability and Magnitude of Fines for Acts that Definitely are Undesirable: Bebchuk and Kaplow: w Optimal Sanctions When the Probability of Apprehension Varies Among Individuals: Kaplow and Shavell: w Optimal Law.

Abstract. This paper considers optimal enforcement when individuals may be imperfectly informed about the probability of apprehension.

When individuals are perfectly informed, optimal sanctions are maximal because, as Gary Becker () suggested, society can economize on enforcement resources by reducing the probability of apprehension while increasing sanctions.

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13, (). [NBER WP - Optimal Sanctions When the Probability of Apprehension Varies Among Individuals ] Rules Versus Standards, Duke Law Journal, vol. 42, (). 1. Introduction.

The economic analysis of crime has its starting point with Becker’s () seminal work: individuals rationally decide whether or not to engage in criminal activities by comparing the expected returns to crime with the returns to legitimate business. Hence, crime is less attractive if the government increases the probability (certainty) and severity of.

In particular, individuals who commit crime and avoid being arrested systematically underestimate their subjective probability of apprehension (Apel, ). The next section shows that the.

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Also, what aspects of the data you will compare will affect the test. For example, if each of the three data sets has. Citation Lucian Arye Bebchuk and Louis Kaplow, Optimal Sanctions When Individuals Are Imperfectly Informed about the Probability of Apprehension, 21 J.

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In this chapter, an overview of the scenario generation problem is given. After an introduction, the basic problem of measuring the distance between two single-period probability models is described in Section In contrast to the optimal structure of sanctions when deterrence is the objective, the efficient sanction for incapacitation purposes is independent of the probability of apprehension.

The predictions of Shavell's () model are broadly consistent with observed criminal justice policies when incapacitation is the exclusive purpose.