The Changing Returns to Crime: Do Criminals Respond to Prices?

To what extent does crime follow the pattern of potential gains to illegal activity? This article presents evidence on how criminals respond to this key incentive by reporting crime-price elasticities estimated from a comprehensive crime dataset containing detailed information on stolen items for Lo...

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Volume: 86
Main Author: Draca, Mirk
Koutmeridis, Theodore
Machin, Stephen
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: OXFORD OXFORD UNIV PRESS 01.05.2019
Oxford University Press
published in: The Review of economic studies Vol. 86; no. 3; pp. 1228 - 1257
ORCID: 0000-0003-3381-0176
Data of publication: 2019-05-01
ISSN: 0034-6527
EISSN: 1467-937X
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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