Research Report The Role of Statistical Models in Planning Juvenile Corrections Capacity
Daniel P. Mears
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This report examines the utility of explanatory statistical models for planning correctional space. The report concludes that explanatory models provide relatively little information that policymakers can use. However, they may help to identify the range of factors that shape the demand for juvenile correctional capacity.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Children and youth
Tags Corrections Juvenile justice Delinquency and crime