Brief The Bond Market and Public Safety
John Roman, Jeffrey A. Butts
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At least 40 states face swelling budget deficits. Likely targets for reductions include the discretionary social programs that protect public safety. Rather than jeopardize the publics safety and well-being with imprudent cuts, a different and better way out of the financing crunch is explained by two criminologists: the social impact bond.
Research Areas Children and youth Taxes and budgets
Tags Delinquency and crime State and local tax issues
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center