Criminal patterns in Boston
1875-1950 crime significantly decreased (66%)
Murder: Steady decline of murder no relation
War: no connection
Recession: no connection
Rape: Steady increase of rapes procyclical
War: rape decreases (there are less men)
1) Discuss as thoroughly as possible the various types of costs of crime.
- Crime imposes a lot of costs on society which is why we fight it. There are tangible costs to
crime where we can easily determine the damage done to society. One of these is the j
1. STRONG ECONOMY
According to Levitts article , the economy has no effect on violent crime, it does however have a
small effect on property crime. With a 1% decrease in unemployment, theres a correlated 1%
decrease in property crime.
In the 90s there w