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Unformatted text preview: victims upward sloping offenders downward sloping where the offender curve is not the actual amount of crime elastic vs. inelastic Deterrence: penalty for robbing my house goes up, the offenders curve shifts down Minneapolis DV Experiment: mandated arrests lead to better outcomes, less likely to have future violence R. Iyengar Murder: different from other crimes more crime in cities than rural areas NYC is safe because people take precautions many things we like about cities create opportunities for crime...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ECON 4228 taught by Professor O'flaherty during the Spring '11 term at Columbia.
- Spring '11