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Determinants of crime rates in Latin America and the world : an empirical assessment (English)

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This study uses a new data set of crime rates for a large sample of countries for the period 1970-1994, based on information from the United Nations World Crime Surveys, to analyze the determinants of national homicide and robbery rates. A simple model... See More +

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  • Fajnzylber, Pablo; Lederman, Daniel; Loayza, Norman;
  • 1998/10/31
  • Publication
  • 18544
  • 1
  • Latin America
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Determinants of crime rates in Latin America and the world : an empirical assessment
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