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Title Lessons from the economics of crime : what reduces offending? / edited by Philip J. Cook, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie, and Giovanni Mastrobuoni
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 241 pages)
Series CESifo seminar series
CESifo seminar series.
Contents Crime economics in its fifth decade / Philip J. Cook, Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie, and Giovanni Mastrobuoni -- COPS and cuffs / Emily Greene Owens -- Drug prohibition and its alternatives / John J. Donohue III -- Mechanism experiments for crime policy / Jens Ludwig, Jeffrey R. Kling, and Sendhil Mullainathan -- What works in reducing re-offending? / Aurélie Ouss -- The young prisoner's dilemma : juvenile : recidivism in Germany / Stefan Pichler and Daniel Römer -- What works in reducing hooliganism? / Mikael Priks -- Crime and immigration : what do we know? / Brian Bell and Stephen Machin -- Organized crime, violence, and the quality of politicians : evidence from Southern Italy / Paolo Pinotti -- Centralized versus decentralized police hiring in Italy and the United States / Paolo Buonnano and Giovanni Mastrobunoni -- The "Program of Integration and Management in Public Safety" in Minas Gerais, Brazil : a descriptive analysis / Rodrigo Soares and Igor Viveiros
Summary Reporting on research in the United States, Europe, and South America, this book discusses such topics as a cost-benefit analysis of additional police hiring, the testing of innovative policy interventions through field experiments, imprisonment and recidivism rates, incentives and disincentives for sports hooliganism and much more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crime prevention.
Crime -- Economic aspects.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Philip J., 1946- editor
Machin, Stephen, editor
Marie, Olivier, editor
Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, editor
ISBN 0262314630 (electronic bk.)
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