TITLE

USES AND ABUSES OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE IN THE DEATH PENALTY DEBATE

AUTHOR(S)
Donohue, John J.; Wolfers, Justin
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Stanford Law Review;Dec2005, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p791
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the uses and abuses of empirical evidence in the death penalty debate. The issue of the death penalty has closely paralleled the debate on its efficacy as a deterrent. The book discusses several economic theories of crime and identifying their effects, after which it analyzes aggregate time-series evidence.
ACCESSION #
19679046

 

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