Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Philip Cook, Jens Ludwig, Justin McCrary, editors

Conference held January 15-16, 2010
Published in September 2011 by University of Chicago Press
© 2011 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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624 pages
ISBN: 0-226-11512-7

Table of Contents

Economical Crime Control: Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig (p. 1 - 39) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. The Deterrent Effect of Imprisonment: Steven N. Durlauf, Daniel S. Nagin (p. 43 - 94) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines: Anne Morrison Piehl, Geoffrey Williams (p. 95 - 121) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: David Alan Sklansky (p. 121 - 124) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. If Drug Treatment Works So Well, Why Are So Many Drug Users in Prison?: Harold Pollack, Peter Reuter, Eric Sevigny (p. 125 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Jonathan P. Caulkins (p. 160 - 165) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Mental Health Treatment and Criminal Justice Outcomes: Richard G. Frank, Thomas G. McGuire (p. 167 - 207) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Jeffrey Swanson (p. 207 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy: John J. Donohue III, Benjamin Ewing, David Pelopquin (p. 215 - 281) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Robert J. MacCoun (p. 281 - 289) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Alcohol Regulation and Crime: Christopher Carpenter, Carlos Dobkin (p. 291 - 329) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime: Philip J. Cook, John MacDonald (p. 331 - 363) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other Than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature: Patrick L. Hill, Brent W. Roberts, Jeffrey T. Grogger, Jonathan Guryan, Karen Sixkiller (p. 367 - 406) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Kenneth A. Dodge (p. 407 - 418)
9. Family Income, Neighborhood Poverty, and Crime: Sara B. Heller, Brian A. Jacob, Jens Ludwig (p. 419 - 459) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Ilyana Kuziemko (p. 459 - 464)
10. Education Policy and Crime: Lance Lochner (p. 465 - 515) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Justin McCrary (p. 515 - 520)
11. Improving Employment Prospects for Former Prison Inmates: Challenges and Policy: Steven Raphael (p. 521 - 565) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Jeffrey Smith (p. 565 - 572)
12. Crime and the Family: Lessons from Teenage Childbearing: Seth G. Sanders (p. 573 - 598) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Terrie E. Moffitt, Stephen A. Ross (p. 598 - 602) (bibliographic info) (download)
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