INCOME, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND CRIME: A TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CRIME RATES AND LABOR MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UNITED STATES, 1998-2012
This paper investigates the effect that labor market opportunities of non-collegeeducated men and college-educated women have on crime rates in the United States from 1998-2012. Using state level data with state and time fixed effects, this paper finds evidence that property crime rates, with the...
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