Annual Public Lecture 2017: Prof Stephen Machin - why commit crime?

21 Nov 2017

Annual Public Lecture 2017: Prof Stephen Machin - why commit crime?

WHY COMMIT CRIME?
Economic incentives for criminal behaviour

Professor Stephen Machin, Director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, discussed the importance of economic incentives as a determinant of crime, what economists can contribute to our understanding of why people commit crime and what can be done to discourage, detect and apprehend criminals.

Film taken at the London event is now available to view below. This video and more can be viewed on the RES YouTube channel by clicking here