Do governments lead or lag in fighting crime?

Narayan, Paresh Kumar and Smyth, Russell 2006, Do governments lead or lag in fighting crime?, Applied economics letters, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 11-15.

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Title Do governments lead or lag in fighting crime?
Author(s) Narayan, Paresh Kumar
Smyth, Russell
Journal name Applied economics letters
Volume number 13
Issue number 1
Start page 11
End page 15
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2006-01
ISSN 0003-6846
1466-4283
Keyword(s) police
criminal justice, Administration of
crime
homicide
criminal law
offenses against the person
assault & battery
Summary We examine the Granger causal relationship between police strength and a variety of different types of crime for South Australia. We find that with the exception of assault and homicide in the long run, the crime rate and police strength are neutral.
Language eng
Field of Research 140219 Welfare Economics
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2006, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30018596

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Collection: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
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