Crime and rationality: An empirical study of murdered police officers
The 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]
|Date of creation:||23 Apr 2000|
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|Note:||Type of Document - LaTex (Scientific Workplace 3); prepared on Compaq Presario; to print on HP; pages: 14; figures: Seven tables|
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