Crime and rationality: An empirical study of murdered police officers
AbstractThe rate at which police officers were murdered rose over the 1960s, although expected penalties also grew more severe. During that period, a subjective index indicates, arrest suspects may have become more prone to commit crimes for impulsive or political reasons rather than out of rational behavior. [JEL K42]
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Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 23 Apr 2000
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