The crime kuznets curve

We document the existence of a Crime Kuznets Curve in US states since the 1970s. As income levels have risen, crime has followed an inverted U-shaped pattern, first increasing and then dropping. The Crime Kuznets Curve is not explained by income inequality. In fact, we show that during the sample pe...

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Autores Principales: Buonanno, Paolo, Fergusson Talero, Leopoldo, Vargas, Juan F.
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Universidad del Rosario 2014
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Acceso en línea:http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10835

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