Sunday, December 28, 2014

Cost Benefit Analysis and Justice Policy Toolkit.

Interesting Link sent in by Dwight Hines PH D.
 Cost Benefit Analysis and Justice Policy Toolkit -- Dec 2014 


FROM THE UNIT DIRECTOR

In recent years, policymakers and the public have been asking whether justice policies pass the “cost-benefit test.” Two questions drive this discussion: First, what works to reduce crime? And second, are those programs and policies worth the cost? In 2009 the Vera Institute of Justice launched the Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank for Criminal Justice (CBKB) to help researchers and practitioners address these questions.

Read more http://www.vera.org/pubs/cost-benefit-analysis-justice-policy-toolkit