Murat C. Mungan

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Associate Professor

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Reverse Payments, Perverse Incentives

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2013, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 674, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Reverse Payment Settlements, Patent, Drugs, ANDA, R&D

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The Law and Economics of Fluctuating Criminal Tendencies and Incapacitation

72 Maryland Law Review 156 (2012), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 570, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 12-1
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Crime, deterrence, incapacitation, criminal tendencies, rationality, deterrability, recidivism, remorse

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The Scope of Criminal Law

Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law, A. Harel, K. Hylton, eds., 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2013
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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A Utilitarian Justification for Heightened Standards of Proof in Criminal Trials

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 167, No. 2, 2011, CLEA 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2011
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Standard of Proof, Judicial Error, Crime and Deterrence, Precautionary Activity

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Forfeiture of Illegal Gains, Attempts and Implied Risk Preferences

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 43, P. 137, 2014, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 576, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 12-2, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-18
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Crime, Deterrence, Risk Preferences, Punishment

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Reducing Crime Through Expungements

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 786, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 16-2
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Expungements, criminal tendencies, general deterrence, specific deterrence, second chance

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Reducing False Guilty Pleas and Wrongful Convictions through Exoneree Compensation

59 Journal of Law and Economics 73 (2016), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 705, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-12, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Exoneration, Compensation, Wrongful Convictions, Judicial Errors, Deterrence

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Less Protection, More Innovation?

22 Supreme Court Economic Review 123 (2014), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 507, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Don't Say You're Sorry Unless You Mean It: Pricing Apologies to Achieve Credibility

International Review of Law and Economics, 32, 2012, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 546, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 12-3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2012
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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apology, crime and deterrence, remorse, optimal sanctions

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Optimal Warning Strategies: Punishment Ought not to be Inflicted where the Penal Provision is not Properly Conveyed

9 Review of Law and Economics 303 (2013), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-8, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Warnings, Optimal Sanctions, Repeat Offenders, Crime and Deterrence

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Stigma Dilution and Over-Criminalization

18 American Law and Economics Review 88 (2016), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 717, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Stigma, Decriminalization, Over-criminalization, Deterrence, Crime and Punishment, Criminal Records, Expungements, Marijuana Possession.

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The Effect of Type-1 Error on Deterrence

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 687
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Henrik Lando and Murat C. Mungan
Department of Law, Copenhagen Business School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Type-I errors, Wrongful Convictions, Judicial Errors, Crime and Deterrence, Torts, Accuracy

Over-Incarceration and Disenfranchisement with Population Growth

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-43
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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disenfranchisement, over-incarceration, mass incarceration, imprisonment, crime and deterrence, median voter theorem

Over-Incarceration and Disenfranchisement

Public Choice, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-43
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Disenfranchisement; over-incarceration; mass incarceration; imprisonment; crime and deterrence; representative voter theorem

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Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 91, P. 791, 2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-5, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 740, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-8
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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On the Optimality of Sealing Criminal Records, and How It Relates to Adverse Selection, Productivity Reduction, and Stigma

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 709, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Stigma, Expungement, Criminal Records, Deterrence

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Abandoned Criminal Attempts: An Economic Analysis

67 Alabama Law Review 1 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 652, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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attempts, abandonment, voluntary, involuntary, optimal punishment, crime, deterrence, incapacitation, dangerousness, mitigation

17.

Political Uncertainty and the Market for IPOs

41 Journal of Corporation Law 431 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 761, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-17
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Jay Kesten and Murat C. Mungan
Florida State University - College of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Political Uncertainty, IPO, Underpricing

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Welfare Enhancing Regulation Exemptions

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 504, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-7
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2012
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Regulation, Optimal Deterrence, Exemptions

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A Behavioral Justification for Escalating Punishment Schemes

37 International Review of Law and Economics 189 (2014), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 602, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Lapse, weak will, repeat offenders, law enforcement, deterrence, escalating penalties

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Economics of the Independent Invention Defense Under Incomplete Information

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 20, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Patents, Independent Invention, Incomplete Information

21.

Gateway Crimes

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-36
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Recidivism, gateway effects, gateway drugs, over-criminalization

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The Effects of Racial Profiling, Taste-Based Discrimination, and Enforcer Liability on Crime

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Racial profiling, statistical discrimination, taste-based discrimination, incentives of law enforcers, crime, deterrence

23.

Fundraising and Optimal Policy Rules

14 Journal of Public Economic Theory, 625 (2012).
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2012
Murat C. Mungan and Barış K Yörük
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Fundraising, Regulatory Policy

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Statistical (and Racial) Discrimination, 'Ban the Box', and Crime Rates

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-13, American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2018
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Statistical discrimination, ban the box, crime, deterrence, racial heterogeneity.

The Signal-Tuning Function of Liability Regimes

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-37
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2018
Claude Fluet and Murat C. Mungan
Laval University and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Informal Sanctions, Reputational Sanctions, Fault-Based Liability, Strict Liability, Burden of Proof

The Signal-Tuning Function of Liability Regimes

CRREP working paper serie 2017-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 May 2018
Claude Fluet and Murat C. Mungan
Laval University and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Informal sanctions, reputational sanctions, fault-based liability, strict liability, burden of proof

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Repeat Offenders: If They Learn We Punish Them More Severely

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2012
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Repeat Offenders, Crime and Deterrence, Optimal Sanctions

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Discounting and Criminals' Implied Risk Preferences

Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 11, P. 19, 2015, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-15, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 672, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Crime, deterrence, risk, punishment, discounting

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Optimal Preventive Law Enforcement and Stopping Standards

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 701, American Law and Economics Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Preventive Enforcement, Stopping Standards, Inconvenience Costs, Crime and Deterrence.

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Wrongful Convictions and the Punishment of Attempts

42 International Review of Law and Economics 79 (2015)., FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 658, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Type-I errors, Attempts, Wrongful Convictions, Judicial Errors, Crime and Deterrence, Optimal Sanctions

30.

Salience and the Severity Versus the Certainty of Punishment

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Duress as Rent-Seeking

99 Minnesota Law Review 1423 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 663
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Mark Seidenfeld and Murat C. Mungan
Florida State University College of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Duress, rent-seeking, contracts, settlements

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The Certainty versus the Severity of Punishment, Repeat Offenders, and Stigmatization

Economics Letters, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-33
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Repeat offenders, escalating punishment schemes, declining punishment schemes, stigma, criminogenic effects, certainty of punishment, severity of punishment, deterrence, risk attitudes.

33.

Conditional Privacy Rights

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Mere Preparation

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 751, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Mere preparation, proximity, attempts, optimal punishment.

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Optimal Non-Prosecution Agreements and the Reputational Effects of Convictions

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Reputational Sanctions, Non-Prosecution Agreements, Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Deterrence, Over-Deterrence

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Wrongful Convictions, Deterrence, and Stigma Dilution

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-43
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Stigma, wrongful convictions, type-1 error, mistakes of act, mistakes of identity, deterrence

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Avoidance, Errors and the Optimal Standard of Proof

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-18
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
Murat C. Mungan and Andrew Samuel
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Loyola University Maryland
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Standard of Proof; Deterrence; Avoidance; Preponderance of the Evidence

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The Property-Contract Balance: Comment

172 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 70 (2016), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-28, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 783
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Investments to Make Threats Credible, Rent-Seeking, and Duress

23 Supreme Court Economic Review 341 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 778, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Murat C. Mungan and Mark Seidenfeld
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Florida State University College of Law
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Duress, rent-seeking, wealth-transfer, credible threat

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A Generalized Model for Reputational Sanctions and the (Ir)Relevance of the Interactions between Legal and Reputational Sanctions

46 International Review of Law and Economics 86 (2016)., FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 793
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2017
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Stigma, Reputational Sanctions, Informal Sanctions, Extralegal Sanctions, Nonlegal Sanctions, Deterrence

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Sharing of Cost Related Information Can Increase Consumer Welfare Under Risk-Aversion

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 768, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Aug 2015
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Information Sharing, Cost Uncertainty, Risk-Aversion, Consumer Welfare, Firm-Specific Information

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Policing For Profit: The Political Economy of Law Enforcement

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2018
Gregory J. DeAngelo, Anna Harvey and Murat C. Mungan
West Virginia University - Department of Economics, New York University Department of Politics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Law Enforcement, Fiscal Incentives, Political Economy, Accidents, Traffic Safety

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A Note on the Effects of State Dependent Benefits on Optimal Law Enforcement

Review of Law & Economics, Vol. 6, No. 1, Article 4, 2010
Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

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