Tag Archives: crime and punishment

The Economics of Pirates, Gypsies and Ordeals: Interview with Peter T. Leeson


High ability robbers (e.g. remembers to have a gun, mask, getaway car) stay long in banks & are deterred by longer sentences @sst_nz

Resident criminals clean up their act bigtime in anticipation of fracking boom job. Most crims are forward thinking @sst_nz

Condition of parole should be no hay fever drugs! Highly cost effective: reduces violent crime by 4%! @sst_nz @EricCrampton @AndrewLittleMP