Child abuse: Does public enforcement crowd out private vigilance?
AbstractWe investigate whether increased public reporting of child abuse crowds out private reporting. We find, despite theoretical models suggesting significant crowding out, that public and private reports have risen nearly equiproportionately and that crowding out is small and not significant.
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Volume (Year): 114 (2012)
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Child abuse; Crowding out; Child welfare;
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