Executions, imprisonment and crime in trinidad and Tobago

David F. Greenberg, Biko Agozino

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    The effect of death sentences, executions and imprisonment on crime rates in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is assessed using annual time series data from 1955 to 2005. Policy implications of the research findings are drawn, and speculations are offered as to the reasons for the recent large increase in homicide rates.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationThe International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 3
    Subtitle of host publicationPolicy and Governance
    PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
    Number of pages28
    ISBN (Electronic)9781351887489
    ISBN (Print)9781409461371
    StatePublished - Dec 5 2016


    • Capital punishment
    • Death penalty
    • Deterrence
    • Homicide
    • Imprisonment
    • Trinidad and Tobago

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences


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