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What Works in Reducing Re-Offending?

Aurélie Ouss

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This paper reviews both theoretical and empirical studies on reoffending, and suggests productive directions for future research. Understanding the behavior of repeat o?enders is of paramount ... More


Social Preferences of Ex-Combatants: Survey and Experimental Evidence from Postwar Tajikistan

Alessandra Cassar, Pauline Grosjean, and Sam Whitt

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the relationship between violence and pro-social behavior using unique game-behavioral and survey evidence collected in postwar Tajikistan. It shows that ex-combatants exhibit ... More


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