Social Norms and the Enforcement of Laws

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Daron Acemoglu; Matthew O. Jackson;
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    • jel: jel:Z1 | jel:P16 | jel:C73 | jel:C72

We examine the interplay between social norms and the enforcement of laws. Agents choose a behavior (e.g., tax evasion, production of low-quality products, corruption, substance abuse, etc.) and then are randomly matched with another agent. An agent's payoff decreases w... View more
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