TITLE

Does prison pay?

AUTHOR(S)
DiIulio Jr., J.J.; Piehl, A.M.
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
Brookings Review;Fall91, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the benefit-cost analyses of imprisonment and how they have figured prominently of late in national debates about corrections policy, with many judgements about the efficacy of imprisonment policies resting on implicit estimates of the costs and benefits of imprisonment. The Zedlewski controversy; Beyond Willie Horton; Estimating crime commission rates and social costs of crime; Net benefit of imprisonment; Policy implications; Conclusions; More.
ACCESSION #
9110214006

 

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