Journal Article

Paying for crime and punishment

Abstract: Criminals aren't the only ones who pay for their crimes - so does everyone else, in the form of taxes to build and operate prisons and put police on the streets. With a slow economy contributing to a rise in crime, the associated costs may also be on the rise.

Keywords: Crime;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: EconSouth

Publication Date: 2009

Volume: 11

Issue: 4