Working Paper No . 2018-13 Ordered Leniency : An Experimental Study of Law Enforcement with Self-Reporting

@inproceedings{Landeo2018WorkingPN,
  title={Working Paper No . 2018-13 Ordered Leniency : An Experimental Study of Law Enforcement with Self-Reporting},
  author={Claudia M. Landeo and Kathryn E. Spier},
  year={2018}
}
This paper reports the results of an experiment designed to assess the ability of an enforcement agency to detect and deter harmful short-term activities committed by groups of injurers. With ordered-leniency policies, early cooperators receive reduced sanctions. We replicate the strategic environment described by Landeo and Spier (2018). In theory, the optimal ordered-leniency policy depends on the refinement criterion applied in case of multiplicity of equilibria. Our findings are as follows… CONTINUE READING