The Impact of Unilateral Divorce on Crime

Article, Research, Preprint OPEN
Cáceres-Delpiano, Julio ; Giolito, Eugenio P. (2008)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Journal: Journal of Labor Economics, volume 30, issue 1, pages 215-215
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/662137
  • Subject: USA | Economía | J12 | arrest rates, unilateral divorce, crime rates | Scheidung | J13 | Reform | Unilateral divorce | Eherecht | Kriminalität | Arrest rates | Crime rates
    • ddc: ddc:360
      jel: jel:J13 | jel:J12
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | health care economics and organizations | social sciences

In this paper, we evaluate the impact of unilateral divorce on crime. First, using crime rates from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report program for the period 1965-1998 and differences in the timing in the introduction of the reform, we find that unilateral divorce has a pos... View more
  • References (2)

    Minnesota 1974 1974 1951 1974 Wisconsin 1977** 1978 Mississippi no pre 1950 Fault Wyoming 1977 1977 Missouri 2 years, 1973 1974 Fault NOTE - Columns (1) and (2) are from Friedberg (1998). Column (3) is from Gruber (2004): Column (4) is from Rasul (2004) and Column (5) is from Ellman and Rohr (1998).

    * Date of the law is from Gruber (2004). ** Not considered unilateral by Friedberg (1998), although acknowledges ambiguity.

  • Metrics
    0
    views in OpenAIRE
    20
    views in local repository
    59
    downloads in local repository

    The information is available from the following content providers:

    From Number Of Views Number Of Downloads
    Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid 20 59