Determinants of Crime Rates in Latin America and the World: An Empirical Assessment

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World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1998 - Social Science - 44 pages
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A growing concern in most regions of the world is the heightened incidence of criminal and violent behavior, especially in the Latin American and Caribbean Region. This study uses a new data set of crime rates for a large sample of countries to analyze the determinants of national homicide and robbery rates. The authors describe a simple model of "incentives to commit crimes" by estimating several econometric models and utilizing empirical models to draw their conclusions.
 

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