The reality of reality television: Does reality TV influence local crime rates?
AbstractOvernight celebrity status of reality-based television cast members and filming locations may result in negative outcomes such as increased crime. Using a popular reality show filmed in Laguna Beach, we employ a difference-in-differences approach to analyze changes in the city's crime rates.
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