Partial support for this work was provided by a Carnegie Mellon University seed grant funded by the Qatar Foundation. The views expressed imply no endorsement by any funder.
We received many useful comments and other assistance from friends and colleagues including Martin Bouchard, James Burgdorf, Shawn Bushway, Marjorie Carlson, John Coleman, Carolyn Coulson, Richard Cowan, Tom Decorte, Wayne Hall, Keith Humphreys, Sarah Lawrence, Robert MacCoun, Francis MatthewSimmons, Erin Kilmer Neel, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Rajeev Ramchand, Peter Reuter, Jack Riley, Mark Ristich, Robin Room, Sally Satel, Eric Sterling, Chris Wilkins, Jenny Williams, Irmgard Zeiler, and a federal prisoner who prefers not to be named. Of course none of them bears any responsibility for our views.
Leba Sable and Jillian Kissee provided able research assistance.
Christina Farber coauthored chapter 15; we are very appreciative of her time and effort.
Angela Chnapko has once again been a wonderful editor, keeping us in line and on time. Ben Sadock provided another pitch-perfect copy-edit; Richard Comfort supplied the indexing wizardry.
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