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The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime

In: Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

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  • Philip J. Cook
  • John MacDonald

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  • Philip J. Cook & John MacDonald, 2010. "The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime," NBER Chapters,in: Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, pages 331-363 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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