Crime Watch: Hurricanes and Illegal Activities

We investigate the relationship between hurricane strikes and crime for Jamaica. To this end, we construct hurricane damages and daily recorded criminal activity. Hurricanes are found to significantly increase crime by 35%, where the impact is stronger for more damaging storms, but this only lasts f...

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Volume: 86
Main Author: Spencer, Nekeisha
Strobl, Eric
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Hoboken, USA John Wiley & Sons, Inc 01.07.2019
published in: Southern economic journal Vol. 86; no. 1; pp. 318 - 338
Data of publication: July 2019
ISSN: 0038-4038
EISSN: 2325-8012
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Department of Economics, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Department of Economics, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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