21 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Date Written: 2011
Much of the legal debate over privacy is based around abstract notions from legal philosophy concerning fundamental rights. However, there is a growing body of evidence from the social sciences regarding privacy-related individual and institutional behaviour. Some of these results are counterintuitive, and provide key insights into the effectiveness of existing and potential privacy laws.
JEL Classification: I18, K29, L51, O33, O38
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