Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Deterrent Effects of Sanctions

Deterrent Effects of Sanctions

August 29, 2012

"Deterrent Effects of Sanctions," Daniel Nagin, Carnegie-Mellon University, presented as part of The Robina Annual Conference "Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025," on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Daniel Nagin’s research focuses on the evolution of criminal and antisocial behaviors over the life course, the deterrent effect of criminal and non-criminal penalties on illegal behaviors, and the development of statistical methods for analyzing data collected over long periods. He is author of the prize-winning book "Group-Based Modeling of Development" which provides a systematic exposition of group-based statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal data in the social and behavioral sciences and medicine. Nagin is chairman of the National Research Council’s Panel on the Deterrent Effects of Capital Punishment.

"Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025," was made possible by support from the Robina Foundation and the National Institute of Justice.