Sep 2023

BFI Research Brief: A Cognitive View of Policing

Oeindrila Dube Sandy Jo MacArthur Anuj Shah

Read the research brief published by the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) for Economics at the University of Chicago.

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NBER Working Paper: A Cognitive View of Policing
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NBER Working Paper: A Cognitive View of Policing

Sep 2023

Read the working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Transforming Research on Policing Reform
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Transforming Research on Policing Reform

May 2021

Overview of the research methodology for the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) partnership.

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