The impact of unilateral divorce on crime

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Julio Cáceres-Delpiano; Eugenio Giolito;
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Journal: volume 30,issue 1,pages215-215
  • 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
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      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
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