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    Sep 28, 2021  
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ECON120 PO - Economics of Crime

When Offered: Last offered spring 2020.
Instructor(s): S. Marks
Credit: 1

This course explores the economic causes and consequences of crime, with a primary focus on the United States. Topics include the relationships among criminal activity, arrest rates, conviction rates and incarceration and how these differ by race, gender, age and income. Benefit-cost analysis is employed to evaluate the allocation of resources within the criminal justice system, including drug enforcement laws, anti-crime strategies, mass incarceration, capital punishment and inmate rehabilitation programs. Prerequisites: ECON 052 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 2; Writing Intensive



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