Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Whistle-Blower Policy

  • Sandeep KapurEmail author
  • Anthony Heyes
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_64


This chapter describes the increasingly important phenomenon of whistle-blowing and identifies the elements of optimal policy responses.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Birkbeck College, University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.University of OttawaOttawaCanada