In the second edition of Murder as a Business Decision, a new chapter is added that covers aspects of additional real world planned homicide investigations. The new material covers investigations related to FBI undercover operation Strawman in Kansas City. Public record material is included and case investigations are described generically. Planned homicide investigations are analyzed and contrasted with economic based investigative techniques. There is an expanded analysis of whether FBI profiles are technically efficient in planned homicide investigation and a theory is developed that explains and predicts common observations related to FBI assistance in homicide investigation.
G.E. Marche is Assistant Professor of Economics, Rogers State University.
Chapter 1 List of Illustrations Chapter 2 List of Tables Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 An Introduction to Economics and Criminal Behavior: Consumer Choice Theory; The Utility Maximizing Consumer: Total and Marginal Utility; Utility Ranking; Elasticities; Producer Choice Theory; Similarities in Consumption and Production; A Sh Chapter 5 Murder as a Business Decision: Theoretical Aspects: The Appropriate Level of Information; The SEU Model of Murder as a Business Decision; The Effect of Perfect Information; Murder Consequences as Events; A Less Complex Model: Inexperienced Off Chapter 6 Endnotes Chapter 7 Bibliography Chapter 8 Index