Academic report

Capital and punishment: Resource scarcity increases endorsement of the death penalty

By Arizona State University (ASU), on 1 January 2018

A new study by an interdisciplinary team of Arizona State University psychology researchers has found a link between the actual and perceived scarcity of resources and support for capital punishment. The study discovered that countries with greater resource scarcity were more likely to have a death penalty, as were U.S. states with lower per capita income.

  • Document type Academic report
  • Themes list Death Penalty, Financial cost,