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Handbook on the economics of crime / edited by Bruce L. Benson, Paul R. Zimmerman.

Publication:
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 533 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Crime -- Economic aspects.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects.
Contents:
Theoretical and empirical developments : Becker, Ehrlich and beyond. The market model of crime : a short review and new directions / Isaac Ehrlich ; Estimating the supply of crime : recent advances / Helen Tauchen ; The measure of vice and sin : a review of the uses, limitations and implications of crime data / Alexander Tabarrok, Paul Heaton and Eric Helland ; Dynamic perspectives on crime / Justin McCrary
Economic analysis of the public production of criminal justice. The historical development of public policing, prosecution and punishment / Nicholas A. Curott and Edward Peter Stringham ; Police, prisons, and punishment : the empirical evidence on crime deterrence / Jonathan Klick and Alexander Tabarrok ; Prison population and crime / Thomas B. Marvell ; The allocation of police / Bruce L. Benson ; The economic analysis of corruption / Fred S. McChesney ; Economics of crime and drugs : prohibition and public policies for illicit drug control / Edward M. Shepard and Paul R. Blackey
Crime and the economy. The economic costs of criminal activity : a discussion of methodological approaches and empirical estimates / Allen K. Lynch ; Crime and housing prices / Keith Ihlanfeldt and Tom Mayock ; Corruption, crime and economic growth / Benjamin Powell, G.P. Manish and Malavika Nair ; Labor markets and crime : new evidence on an old puzzle / David B. Mustard ; Private policing : experiences, evaluation and future direction / Erwin A. Blackstone and Simon Hakim
Controversies and debates in economics-of-crime literature. The economics of capital punishment and deterrence / Paul R. Zimmerman ; Firearms and homicide / Carlisle E. Moody ; Abortion and crime : a review / Ted Joyce ; Casinos and crime in the USA / Douglas M. Walker ; Conclusion / Bruce L. Benson and Paul R. Zimmerman.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Benson, Bruce L., 1949-
Zimmerman, Paul R., 1973-
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
9781847209542 (hbk.)
1847209548 (hbk.)
Publisher no.:
99942587332
Web link:
The Lipman Criminology Library Fund Home Page
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