C-BERC Director and CCJS Professor & Acting Chair Sally Simpson and her colleagues have been presented with the 2017 Outstanding Article Award from the American Society Division of White-Collar and Corporate Crime for "What Works? A Systematic Review of Corporate Crime Deterrence" in Criminology and Public Policy. Natalie Schell-Busey, Sally S. Simpson, Melissa Rorie and Mariel Alper. Vol 15 (2), 2016.
Their research results suggest that regulatory policies which involve consistent inspections and include a cooperative or educational component aimed at the industry may have a significant impact on corporate offending. However, a mixture of agency interventions will likely have the biggest impact on broadly defined corporate crime.