Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections
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An early version of this research was prepared for presentation at the National Research Council Workshop on Deterrence and the Death Penalty, April 2011. We have benefitted from comments received at the workshop, the opportunity to present the work in seminars at the University of Bern and the University of Virginia, and the comments of Daniel Nagin. Manski's research was supported in part by National Science Foundation grant SES-0911181. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.