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Shaking criminal incentives

Yu Aoki (University of Aberdeen and IZA), Theodore Koutmeridis (University of Glasgow and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

We study criminal incentives exploiting the devastating shock of the 1995 Kobe earthquake. Evidence shows that the earthquake decreased burglaries but left other crime types unaffected. The effect stays significant even after controlling for unemployment, policing and income. We corroborate this by...

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Volume: no. 12781
Main Author: Aoki, Yu
Koutmeridis, Theodore
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : November 2019
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (58 Seiten) : Diagramme, Karten
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 12781
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020294962 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn