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Controlling crime : strategies and tradeoffs / edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011, ©2011
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 3rd Floor  HV7432 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Crime prevention -- Economic aspects -- United States
Crime prevention -- United States -- Cost control
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- Cost control
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects -- United States
Physical Description ix, 624 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Papers of the NBER conference hosted by the Berkeley Law School on January 15-16, 2010
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Economical crime control / Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig -- The deterrent effect of imprisonment / Steven N. Durlauf and Daniel S. Nagin -- Institutional requirements for effective imposition of fines / Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams -- If drug treatment works so well, why are so many drug users in prison? / Harold Pollack, Peter Reuter, and Eric Sevigny -- Mental health treatment and criminal justice outcomes / Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire -- Rethinking America's illegal drug policy / John J. Donohue III, Benjamin Ewing and David Peloquin -- Alcohol regulation and crime / Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin -- The role of private action in controlling crime / Philip J. Cook and John MacDonald -- Decreasing delinquency, criminal behavior, and recidivism by intervening on psychological factors other than cognitive ability: a review of the intervention literature / Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Jonathan Guryan, and Karen Sixkiller -- Family income, neighborhood poverty, and crime / Sara B. Heller, Brian A. Jacob, and Jens Ludwig -- Education policy and crime / Lance Lochner -- Improving employment prospects for former prison inmates: challenges and policy / Steven Raphael -- Crime and the family: lessons from teenage childbearing / Seth G. Sanders
Series Conference report (National Bureau of Economic Research)
Alternate Author Cook, Philip J., 1946-
Ludwig, Jens
McCrary, Justin

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