Further Tests of Abortion and Crime: A Response to Donohue and Levitt (2001,2004, 2006)

The association between legalized abortion and crime remains a contentious finding with major implications for social policy. In this paper, I replicate analyses of Donohue and Levitt (2001, 2004, 2006) in which they regress age-specific arrests and homicides on cohort-specific abortion rates. I fin...

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Main Author: Joyce, Theodore J
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.10.2006
Data of publication: 20061001
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
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Database: NBER Working Papers
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