This research uses logistic regression analysis to determine how certain variables impact state capital punishment policy. The analysis will specifically focus on the determinants of whether or not a state uses capital punishment. The results should prove to be practically useful to those that support and oppose the use of capital punishment because it can help activists determine where they should focus their efforts and resources to influence capital punishment policy.
Recommended CitationSmith '99, Cody (1999) "Determinants of Death: State Variation in Capital Punishment Policy," Res Publica - Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 4
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/respublica/vol4/iss1/4