The changing returns to crime: do criminals respond to prices?
In economic models of crime individuals respond to changes in the potential value of criminal opportunities. We analyse this issue by estimating crime-price elasticities from detailed data on criminal incidents in London between 2002 and 2012. The unique data feature we exploit is a detailed classif...
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Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science 01.06.2015
|Data of publication:||2015-06|
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
|Database:||LSE Research Online
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