Immigrant crime and legal status: evidence from repeated amnesty programs

Abstract Do general amnesty programs lead to reductions in the crime rate among immigrants? We answer this question by exploiting cross-sectional and time variation in the number of immigrants legalized by the enactment of repeated amnesty programs between 1990 and 2005 in Italy. We address the pote...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Fasani, Francesco
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 01.07.2018
published in: Journal of economic geography Vol. 18; no. 4; pp. 887 - 914
Data of publication: 20180701
ISSN: 1468-2702
1468-2710
EISSN: 1468-2710
Alternate Title: Special Issue: Migration and Development
Discipline: Geography
Business
Subjects:
J61
K37
F22
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: CrossRef
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