From small law offices to federal agencies, all entities within the justice system are governed by complicated economic factors and face daily financial decision-making. A complement to Strategic Finance for Criminal Justice Organizations, this volume considers the justice system from a variety of economic and financial perspectives and introduces quantitative methods designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors.
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chapter 1 Show Me Your License: Introductory Concepts chapter 2 Innocent or Guilty? Perspectives of Decisions chapter 3 A 25-to-Life Sentence: Strategic Economic and Financial Decisions chapter 4 The Restitution Order: Capitalization and Executive Responsibility chapter 5 How Do We Slice the Pie? Foundations of Economics chapter 6 Tools of the Trade: Foundations of Financial Decisions chapter 7 Following the Money: Capital Budgeting chapter 8 Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later? The Minimum Attractive Rate of Return chapter 9 Lucky Number 7: Concepts of Probability and Mathematical Reasoning chapter 10 The Odds Are Against Us: Probability Distributions and Mathematical Reasoning chapter 11 Is This the Line? Queuing Theory chapter 12 Risky Business: Sensitivity and Scenario Analyses chapter 13 Not 007, But ... Bond Analysis chapter 14 Buy Low or Sell High? Stock Analysis chapter 15 How Do We Measure Up? Ratio Analysis chapter 16 Buyer Beware: Leasing versus Purchasing chapter 17 Is It Worth Your Time? Cost-Benefit and Break-Even Analyses chapter 18 The Crystal Ball: Predictive Analysis chapter 19 How Do We Relate? With Correlation! chapter 20 Show Me the Money: Benefits Analysis chapter 21 The Shift Briefing: Multiple Perspectives.