Street-level Information Economics Activities
1.Read the article “The Street-level Information Economics Activities: Estimating the Yield of Begging in Brussels” (This article can be found at the website link in the Reading & Study folder). Based on the principles of survey research noted in Chapter 1 of The Mismeasure of Crime textbook, describe your thoughts on trusting the research used in the article. Describe the limitations of the research and article. Would you base public policy with respect to beggars off of this article?
2. Topic: Evidence-Based Policing
Read Chapter 2 of the Bachman textbook, Chapter 2 of the Mosher textbook, and the website article “Evidence-Based Policing” before discussing the following prompts:
Topic: Using Official Crime Data
After reading Chapter 3 of the Mosher textbook, “An Arresting Experiment: Domestic Violence Victim and Perceptions” by Miller, and “Controlling a Jail Population by Partially Closing the Front Door” by Baumer and Adams, discuss the following prompts:
You will complete the assigned readings and post a 250-word thread answering the assigned Discussion Board Forum prompt.
The Post First feature has been activated in the Discussion Board Forums for this course. You will need to post your thread before you will be able to view and reply to other students’ threads.