Monday, September 3, 2012

On Crime and Punishment

Quite regularly, I take a look at the "Graphic Detail" blog that's published each business day on The Economist's website. Many of the graphs, maps and infographics that they produce are rather interesting.
Today's one is taken from a recent study, "Divergent Effects of Beliefs in Heaven an Hell on National Crime Rates", published by Azim Shariff and Mijke Rhemtulla  in the open-access journal, Plos One.
Here's the abstract from that paper: