On the Political Economy of Public Safety Investments

@inproceedings{Friehe2014OnTP,
  title={On the Political Economy of Public Safety Investments},
  author={Tim Friehe and Eric Langlais},
  year={2014}
}
This paper explores the interaction of private precaution and public safety investments that are determined in a political process. We distinguish between a scenario in which the median-voter victim influences public safety and one in which the injurer lobbies the public agent, analyzing both negligence and strict liability with a defense of contributory… CONTINUE READING