ERIC Number: EJ350347
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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The Escalating Costs of Justice: An Economic Analysis of Correctional Services in Three Midwestern States.
Culbertson, Robert G.
Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, v10 n4 p27-40 Sum 1986
Replicated Mark Richmond's (1972) National Council on Crime and Delinquency Survey, "Measuring the Cost of Correctional Services." Followed three hypothetical offenders in metropolitan areas of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. Actual unit-cost per day data were received from each correctinal agency, rather than using national averages (Richmond's technique). Emphasizes the complexity of measuring cost effectivenss, and recommends systematic changes. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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