ERIC Number: EJ557549
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Getting Tough on Crime: Exercises in Unusual Indifference Curves.
Holahan, William L.
Journal of Economic Education, v29 n1 p14-22 Win 1998
Uses five unusual indifference curve exercises to show how changing the jail sentence and changing the reward for good behavior can influence the crime rate. Recommends eliminating minimum sentencing while raising sentencing and increasing the rewards for good behavior. Includes illustrative graphs for each exercise. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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