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Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia (English)

Abstract

The paper shows that self-control, time preferences, and values are malleable in adults, and that investments in these skills and preferences reduce crime and violence. The authors recruited criminally-engaged Liberian men and randomized half to eight... See More +

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  • Blattman, Christopher; Jamison, Julian C; Sheridan, Margaret;
  • 2016/04/20 11:48:01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS7648
  • 1
  • 1
  • Liberia
  • Africa
  • 2016/04/20 11:38:42
  • Disclosed
  • Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia
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