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Does democracy increase crime? The evidence from international data

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  • Lin, Ming-Jen

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Comparative Economics.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 467-483

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jcecon:v:35:y:2007:i:3:p:467-483

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  1. Edward L. Glaeser & Bruce Sacerdote, 1996. "Why is There More Crime in Cities?," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1746, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
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Cited by:
  1. Libor Dusek, 2005. "Crime, Deterrence, and Democracy," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp260, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economic Institute, Prague.
  2. Yamamura, Eiji, 2009. "Formal and informal deterrents of crime in Japan: Roles of police and social capital revisited," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 611-621, August.
  3. Éric Langlais & Marie Obidzinski, 2013. "Elected vs appointed public law enforcers," EconomiX Working Papers 2013-35, University of Paris West - Nanterre la Défense, EconomiX.
  4. Duha T. Altindag, 2011. "Crime and Unemployment: Evidence from Europe," Auburn Economics Working Paper Series auwp2011-13, Department of Economics, Auburn University.

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