MassINC’s report Criminal Justice in Massachusetts: Putting Crime Control First, posed a simple question: “What policies would reduce crime?” For answers, we turned to nationally recognized crime policy expert Mark Kleiman of UCLA (formerly of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government) and his colleagues at BOTEC Analysis Corporation. The report offered a comprehensive read more

Criminal Justice in Massachusetts

Putting Crime Control First

In Massachusetts, as across the country, crime is at the top of the public agenda. Yet crime control — how to actually reduce the current and future number of crimes and criminals — does not receive the level of serious policy attention it deserves. Opportunities to reduce crime are systematically neglected, as policy making is read more
MassINC’s first policy report asked the region’s best labor market economists one simple question: what has happened to families in New England economically over the past 15 years? Their answers provide reams of useful information for any candidate for office. Want to know the median family income in Massachusetts in 1979, 1989 and 1996? Want read more

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