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Economics and crime in the states

Polls identify crime as the number one public worry. Crime also exacts tremendous costs not factored into official measures of well-being, and it is a favorite subject of political campaign promises. However, the public seems largely unaware that crime responds to economic conditions and incentives and that the results of a substantial body of work by economists have important implications for public policy. ; This article introduces the economics and crime literature by describing a simple supply-and-demand crime model in which criminals supply crime, the public demands protection from ...
Economic Review , Volume 84 , Issue Q1 , Pages 38-56

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Policing crime

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 6-11

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A punishing debate: does the death penalty deter homicide? New economic studies seek the answer to an age-old question

The Region , Volume 16 , Issue Jun , Pages 12-15, 40-43

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Busted? The boom in prison growth is slowing as crime rates decline, budgets tighten and policymakers consider alternatives

Fedgazette , Volume 14 , Issue Jan , Pages 7

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