Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

It has been long recognized that cash plays a critical role in fueling street crime because of its liquidity and transactional anonymity. In this paper, we investigate whether the reduction in the circulation of cash on the streets associated with electronic benefit transfer (EBT) program implementa...

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Volume: 60
Main Author: Wright, Richard
Tekin, Erdal
Topalli, Volkan
McClellan, Chandler
Dickinson, Timothy
Rosenfeld, Richard
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 01.05.2017
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: The Journal of law & economics Vol. 60; no. 2; pp. 361 - 383
Data of publication: 20170501
ISSN: 0022-2186
1537-5285
EISSN: 1537-5285
Discipline: Economics
Law
Subjects:
Law
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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