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Economic Crime: Theory - Bibliography

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BECKER, GARY S. "Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach." In Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment. Edited by Gary S. Becker and William M. Landes. New York: Columbia University Press, 1968; repr. 1974. Pages 1–54.

——. The Economic Approach to Human Behavior. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976.

BUENO DE MESQUITA, BRUCE, and COHEN, LAWRENCE E. "Self-Interest, Equity and Crime Control: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Criminal Decisions." Criminology 33 (4) (1995): 483–517.

CHAMLIN, MITCHELL B., and KENNEDY, MARY BALDWIN. "The Impact of the Wilson Administration on Economic Crime Rates." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 7(4) (1991): 357–372.

COHEN, LAWRENCE E., and FELSON, MARCUS. "Social Change and Crime Rate Trends: A Routine Activity Approach." American Sociological Review 44(4) (1979): 588–608.

COHEN, LAWRENCE E., and MACHALEK, RICHARD. In Crime and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work. Edited by Hugh D. Barlow. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1995. Pages 157–178.

CORNISH, DEREK B., and CLARKE, RONALD V. The Reasoning Criminal. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1986.

EHRLICH, ISSAC. "Participation in Illegitimate Activities: An Economic Analysis." In Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment. Edited by Gary S. Becker and William M. Landes. New York: Columbia University Press, 1974.

FAGAN, JEFFREY, and FREEMAN, RICHARD B. "Crime and Work." In Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Vol. 25. Edited by Michael Tonry. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

FREEMAN, RICHARD B. "Why Do So Many Young American Men Commit Crimes and What Might We Do About It?" Journal of Economic Perspectives 10(1) (1996): 25–42.

FRIEDMAN, MILTON. Essays in Positive Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953.

GOTTFREDSON, MICHAEL R., and HIRSCHI, TRAVIS. A General Theory of Crime. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1990.

GROGGER, JEFF. "Market Wages and Youth Crime." Journal of Labor Economics 16(4) (1998): 756–791.

HAGAN, JOHN; GILLIS, A. R.; and SIMPSON, JOHN. "Clarifying and Extending a Power-Control Theory of Gender and Delinquency." American Journal of Sociology 95(4) (1990): 1024–1037.

HAGAN, JOHN, and MCCARTHY, BILL. Mean Streets: Youth Crime and Homelessness. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

KATZ, JACK. Seductions of Crime: Moral and Sensual Attractions in Doing Evil. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

LAFREE, GARY. Losing Legitimacy: Street Crime and the Decline of Social Institutions in America. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1998.

MATSUEDA, ROSS L.; GARTNER, ROSEMARY; PILIAVIN, IRVING; and POLAKOWSKI, MICHAEL. "The Prestige of Criminal and Conventional Occupations: A Subcultural Model of Criminal Activity." American Sociological Review 57(6) (1992): 752–770.

MCCARTHY, BILL; HAGAN, JOHN; and COHEN, LAWRENCE E. "Uncertainty, Cooperation and Crime: Understanding the Decision to Co-Offend." Social Forces 77(1) (1998): 155–184.

REILLY, BARRY, and WITT, ROBERT. "Crime, Deterrence and Unemployment in England and Wales: An Empirical Analysis." Bulletin-of-Economic-Research 48(2) (1996): 137–159.

REUVID, JONATHAN. The Regulation and Prevention of Economic Crime Internationally. London: Kogan Page, 1995.

SAVELSBERG, JOACHIM. "The Making of Criminal Law Norms in Welfare States: Economic Crime in West Germany." Law and Society Review 21(4) (1987): 529–561.

SAMPSON, ROBERT, and LAUB, JOHN. Crime in the Making: Pathways and Turning Points Through Life. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993.

SCORCU, ANTONELLO E., and CELLINI, ROBERTO. "Economic Activity and Crime in the Long Run: An Empirical Investigation on Aggregate Data from Italy, 1951–1994." International Review of Law and Economics 18(3) (1998): 279–292.

SHOVER, NEAL. Great Pretenders: Pursuits and Careers of Persistent Thieves. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1996.

TSUSHIMA, MASAHIRO. "Economic Structure and Crime: The Case of Japan." Journal of Socio-Economics 25(4) (1996): 497–515.

VON NEUMANN, JOHN, and MORGENSTERN, OSCAR. Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944.

VISCUSI, W. KIP. "Market Incentives for Criminal Behavior." Inner-City Black Youth Unemployment. Edited by R. Freeman and H. Holzer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

ZHANG, JUNSEN. "The Effect of Welfare Programs on Criminal Behavior: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis." Economic Inquiry 35(1) (1997): 120–137.

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