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Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war (English)

Abstract

The relationship between income inequality and crime has attracted the interest of many researchers, but little convincing evidence exists on the causal effect of inequality on crime in developing countries. This paper estimates this effect in a unique... See More +

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  • Enamorado, Ted; Lopez-Calva , Luis-Felipe; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Winkler, Hernan;
  • 2014/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6935
  • 1
  • 1
  • Mexico
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2014/06/01
  • Disclosed
  • Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war
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