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optimal probability and magnitude of fines for acts that are definitely undesirable

Louis Kaplow

optimal probability and magnitude of fines for acts that are definitely undesirable

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Punishment in crime deterrence -- Costs.,
  • Punishment in crime deterrence -- Economic aspects.,
  • Fines (Penalties) -- Economic aspects.,
  • Risk -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Kaplow.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 3008, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3008.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22437384M


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International Review of Law and Economics (), 12() THE OPTIMAL PROBABILITY AND MAGNITUDE OF FINES FOR ACTS THAT DEFINITELY ARE UNDESIRABLE LOUIS KAPLOW Harvard Law School and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MAUSA Society wishes to deter all individuals from committing some types of acts, such as tax Cited by: The Optimal Probability and Magnitude of Fines for Acts that Definitely are Undesirable Louis Kaplow.

NBER Working Paper No. (Also Reprint No. r) Issued in June NBER Program(s):Public EconomicsCited by: THE OPTIMAL PROBABILITY AND MAGNITUDE OF FINES FOR ACTS THAT ARE DEFINITELY UNDESIRABLE Louis Kaplow Working Paper No.

c/p/u / NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA June Harvard Law School and the National Bureau of Economic Research. I am. "The Optimal Probability and Magnitude of Fines for Acts that Definitely are Undesirable," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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By Louis Kaplow. Get PDF ( KB) Abstract. Even when society would wish to deter all acts of some type, such as tax evasion and many common crimes, the benefits from deterrence often will be insufficient to justify the expenditures on enforcement that. "The optimal probability and magnitude of fines for acts that definitely are undesirable," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol.

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Kaplow; Economics; As a consequence, they may be unwilling to set fines high enough to reflect the state’s interests—such as deterrence and retribution41—out of fear that steep fines will unduly penalize poorer offenders And because fixed fines undersanction some offenses relative to the state’s desire, a resulting lack of confidence in fines as a.

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The Perpetrators of Frauds This section will be an eye-opener. Read carefully the narrative that accompanies Tables toon pages In particular, consider the issues of gender, position, age, education, and collusion.

That matches up with what Daniel Nagin, a criminologist and statistician at Carnegie Mellon, has learned about deterrence strategies.

He’s published two reviews of the research on deterrence and was the co-editor of the National Research Council report on deterrence and the death penalty. We really have no idea whether the presence of the death penalty increases.

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When both the probability and magnitude of sanctions may be varied, the usual solution involves a very high sanction and a relatively low probability of enforcement if individuals are risk neutral.

When the issue of fairness is added to the analysis, the optimal sanction generally is not extremely high because such a sanction would be seen as. Probably the most persuasive argument for the existence of God -- I don’t mean to philosophers and logicians, but to ordinary people -- goes something like this: All of this -- that is, a world with life, intelligence, beauty, humans, morality, etc., -- couldn’t have come about by accident.

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Let Y be the random variable which represents the toss of a coin. In this case, there are two possible outcomes, which we. neutral. Then the optimal fine is the harmh divided by the probability of detection p, that is, h/p; for then the expected fine equals the harm (observe that p(h/p) = h).

If, for example, the harm is $1, and the probability of detection is 25 percent, the optimal fine is $4, and the expected fine is $1, This. 1 See, for example, the references cited in Bouckaert and De Geest (, pp.

), Garoupa (), and Mookherjee (). 2 Our analysis of these questions is applicable in many important respects to firms and other private organizations that attempt to enforce their own internal rules using their own enforcement agents. One significant difference, however, is that private organizations.

Any ‘unconditional’ probability can be written as a conditional probability: P(B) = P(B|Ω). Writing P(B) = P(B|Ω) just means that we are looking for the probability of event B, out of all possible outcomes in the set Ω. In fact, the symbol Pbelongs to the set Ω: it has no meaning without Ω.

To remind ourselves of this, we can write P= PΩ. Start studying Math, Chapter 1, Probability. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. probability: The relative likelihood of an event happening. Addition Law.

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If an individual commits the harmful act, he faces some probability of being caught and imprisoned. it depends on the magnitude of the optimal fine f max relative to the optimal imprisonment term s* in a world without avoidance.

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