Shaking Criminal Incentives

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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Main Author: Aoki, Yu
Koutmeridis, Theodore
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 01.01.2019
Data of publication: 2019-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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