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01.06.2021 | Original Paper

The limit of law: factors influencing the decision to make harmful acts illegal

This paper examines factors affecting the decision of whether or not to make certain harmful acts illegal. It considers factors related both to the cost of law enforcement and to the crime commission decision. On the enforcement side, illegality …

25.01.2021 | Original Paper

Tax evasion, technology, and inequality

Ensuring compliance with the tax laws is an enduring challenge for all governments. However, the methods by which governments enforce the tax laws, and by which individuals and firms evade their taxes, change over time, due at least in part to …

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Economics of Governance fosters research at many levels of governance, including corporations, non-profit organizations, local and federal governments, and international organizations. Applications examined in the journal include the internal organization of firms, corporate governance, the private provision of public goods, local public policies, relations across levels of government, public expenditure and regulation, and problems of credibility and enforcement of international agreements.

Interdisciplinary contributions come from economists, organizational scholars, and political scientists. Moreover, the journal features several approaches to help readers gain new insights and perspectives on current topics in the field, including formal theoretical analysis, systematic observation, simulation, and empirical studies.

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