Criminal Law and Economics applies economic theory to explain crime, law enforcement, criminal law and criminal procedure. This pathbreaking book draws together sixteen chapters by leading scholars in the field, summarizing theoretical and empirical work researched to date on criminal law and economics. The topics range from private and public enforcement of the law, criminal procedure and regulation to terrorism, cyber crime and tax evasion. The expert contributors also cover the political economy of criminal law as well as behavioral criminal law and economics.
This updated state-of-the-art reference book on criminal law will be an excellent tool for scholars and graduate students in law and economics.
Edited by Nuno Garoupa, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, US
Contents: Introduction 1. Public Enforcement of Law A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell 2. Private Enforcement of Law Reza Rajabiun 3. Criminal Law and Regulation Anthony Ogus 4. Criminal Law and Torts Antony Dnes 5. Criminal Procedure Thomas J. Miceli 6. Plea-Bargaining and Prosecution Oren Gazal-Ayal and Limor Riza 7. Political Economy of Criminal Procedure Keith N. Hylton and Vikramaditya S. Khanna 8. The Economics of Capital Punishment Joanna M. Shepherd 9. Corporate Crime Wallace P. Mullin and Christopher M. Snyder 10. Organized Crime Vimal Kumar and Stergios Skaperdas 11. Corruption Roger Bowles 12. Tax Evasion and Avoidance Luigi Alberto Franzoni 13. Environmental Crimes Michael Faure 14. Cyber Crime Mark A. Cohen 15. Terrorism Nuno Garoupa, Jonathan Klick and Francesco Parisi 16. Behavioral Criminal Law and Economics Richard H. McAdams and Thomas S. Ulen Index