Our second convict age?

Since the 1980s, the crime rate has fallen, but the imprisonment rate has nearly doubled. Are we locking up too many people?

 

For more detail, see my article published by the Institute of Labor Economics.

You may be interested in my longer speeches on this topic, including this one delivered to Swinburne University's Centre for Forensic and Behaviour Studies.


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