Lev Fejes

Routine activities and product counterfeiting: a research note

Hollis, M. E., Fejes, Z. L., Fenoff, R., & Wilson, J. M. (2015). Routine activities and product counterfeiting: a research note. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 39(3), 257-272. doi:10.1080/01924036.2014.973055 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01924036.2014.973055   Product counterfeiting has only recently emerged as an area of research interest for criminal justice and criminology scholars. As a consequence, …

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The use of cues in the consumer product authentication process

Fejes, Z. L. & Wilson, J.M. (2013). The use of cues in the consumer product authentication process. The proliferation of counterfeit goods has made product authentication increasingly important, with consumers and end users playing greater roles in the authentication process. Determining the degree to which infringing products can deceive customers is crucial for assessing the …

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Explaining consumer demand for counterfeit goods: social learning or low self-control?

Fejes, Lev. (2017). Explaining consumer demand for counterfeit goods: social learning or low self-control? Two competing theoretical explanations for the knowing purchase of counterfeit goods are Akers’ Social Learning Theory and Gottfredson and Hirschi’s Low Self-Control Theory. This A-CAPP Center Backgrounder reports results of a survey among Romanian university students about volitional purchase of non-deceptive counterfeits …

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