Türkiye’de Suç Oranının Sosyo-Ekonomik Belirleyicileri: Yatay Kesit Analizi
[Economic And Social Determinants Of The Crime Rate In Turkey:Cross-Section Analysis]
AbstractThere is an important support to the view in public that crime rate has been increasing in the recent years in Turkey. In addition, it is argued that social and economic factors play an important role in increasing the crime in the country. The aim of this article is to determine to what extent the economic and social factors are important in this process for 81 provinces. According to the cross section analysis based on 2000 data in the province level, it is observed that income, unemployment, migration, education, demographic factors such as population density and birth rate and urbanization ratio are the main and important determinants of crime rate.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 7288.
Date of creation: 2007
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Publication status: Published in Journal of the Faculty of Political Sciences Ankara University 2.62(2007): pp. 37-57
Crime rate; per capita income; unemployment; migration; urbanization; schooling rate; cross-section analysis; Turkey;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-03-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2008-03-01 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-HAP-2008-03-01 (Economics of Happiness)
- NEP-MIG-2008-03-01 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-SOC-2008-03-01 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
- NEP-URE-2008-03-01 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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