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TitleHandbook on the economics of crime
Author edited by Bruce L. Benson, Paul R. Zimmerman
Imprint Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2010
Edition 1st ed
Descript xv, 533 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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

Crime -- Economic aspects Criminal justice Administration of -- Economic aspects

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