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Preventing Crime: What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising. Research in Brief. National Institute of Justice.
In 1996, a Federal law required the U.S. Attorney General to provide Congress with an independent review of the Many crime prevention programs work. Others don’t. Most programs have not yet beenExpand
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World drug report
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Sellers and buyers of illicit goods and services (e.g., drugs, sex, stolen merchandise, stolen and illegal firearms) must find ways of meeting each other and making exchanges in order to get theExpand
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Disorganized crime : the economics of the visible hand
" Winner of the 9984 Leslie T. Wilkins Award for the best book in criminology and criminal justice."Bookmaking, numbers, and loansharking are reputed to be major sources of revenue for organizedExpand
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Risks and Prices: An Economic Analysis of Drug Enforcement
  • P. Reuter
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  • Crime and Justice
  • 1 January 1986
Marijuana and cocaine, two mass-market drugs, have been the object of a major campaign by the federal government over the past five years. That campaign apparently has not led to a significantExpand
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Drug War Heresies
This book provides the first multidisciplinary and nonpartisan analysis of how the United States should decide on the legal status of cocaine, heroin and marijuana. It draws on data about theExpand
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What Price Data Tell Us about Drug Markets
This paper reviews empirical evidence on drug prices and discusses implications for understanding of drug markets and for policy. The most striking characteristics of drug prices are their highExpand
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Disorganized Crime: The Economics of the Visible Hand.
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Altered State?: Assessing How Marijuana Legalization in California Could Influence Marijuana Consumption and Public Budgets
Legalizing marijuana in California would lead to a major decline in the pretax price, but the price for consumers will depend heavily on taxes, the regulatory regime structure, and how taxes andExpand
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