The economics of murder: how much does it cost?

In the US, a murder costs a  little over 17 million dollars. A group of researchers crunched data for over 650 murders in eight states and used a formula with parameters for lost murderer productivity costs, judicial expenses, and victim losses to come up with that number as an “average per murder”. And because each … Continue reading The economics of murder: how much does it cost?

A desi rasta tour

    Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Leisurely stroll through Dronningens Gade, or Main Street in Charlotte Amalie on a day when there are no Caribbean cruise ships docked in the harbor. You’ll see a lot of shuttered shops. You might think you’re in a quaint town in the quiet Virgin Islands... … Continue reading A desi rasta tour