Do governments lead or lag in fighting crime?
We examine the Granger causal relationship between police strength and a variety of different types of crime for South Australia. We find that with the exception of assault and homicide in the long run, the crime rate and police strength are neutral.
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Volume (Year): 13 (2006)
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