Does Growing Up in a High Crime Neighborhood Affect Youth Criminal Behavior?

This paper investigates the effect of early exposure to neighborhood crime on subsequent criminal behavior of youth exploiting a unique natural experiment between 1986 and 1998 when refugee immigrants to Denmark were assigned to neighborhoods quasi-randomly. We find strong evidence that the share of...

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Volume: 104
Main Author: Anna Piil Damm
Christian Dustmann
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.06.2014
published in: The American economic review Vol. 104; no. 6; pp. 1806 - 1832
Data of publication: 20140601
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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