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Podcast: Making Crime Prevention Pay
16 February 2013 1:39 pm
BOSTON—Is violent crime more like polio or a car accident? Do we need a vaccine or many small adjustments such as better roads, driver education, and seatbelt laws? At a session here at the annual meeting of AAAS (which publishes ScienceNOW), economist Jens Ludwig of the University of Chicago argued that there is no one solution to violent crime and that small, light interventions can prevent violent crime and provide large returns on investment.