Addresses the economics of crime within the study of crime and criminology by posing questions such as: What is the impact of the labor market and poverty on crime? Can society decrease criminal activity from a basis of economic disincentives? What forms of crime reduction and methods of reducing re-offending are most cost beneficial? Can we better understand organized crime and illicit drug markets applying economic analysis? Also provides an overview of key areas such as cost-benefit analysis, econometrics, and the debate around how to estimate the costs of crime.
|(CRIME/JUSTICE * CRIME AND ECONOMICS * ECONOMICS AND CRIME)