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
Alesina, Alberto and Paola Giuliano (2007), “Divorce, Fertility and the Value of Marriage”. Mimeo. Harvard University.
Bertrand, Marianne, Esther Duflo, and Sendhil Mullainathan (2004), “How much should we trust differencesin-differences estimates?” Quarterly Journal of Economics 119, no. 1:249-75.
Blau, Judith R., and Peter M. Blau (1982), “The Cost of Inequality: Metropolitan Structure and Violent Crime”. American Sociological Review, Vol. 47, No. 1. (Feb., 1982), pp. 114-129.
Cáceres-Delpiano, Julio, and Eugenio Giolito (2008), "How Unilateral Divorce Affects Children". IZA Discussion Paper No. 3342.
Chiappori, Pierre André, Bernard Fortin, and Guy Lacroix (2002), "Marriage Market, Divorce Legislation, and Household Labor Supply." Journal of Political Economy, 85 (6), 1141-1187.
Chilton, Roland, and Dee Weber (2000), Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data [United States]: Arrests by Age, Sex, and Race for Police Agencies in Metropolitan Statistical Areas, 1960-1997 [Computer file]. 2nd ICPSR version. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts [producer], 2000. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor].
Dee, Thomas S. (2003) “Until death do you part: The effects of unilateral divorce on spousal homicides”, Economic Inquiry; 41, 1.
Donohue, John J. and Steven Levitt (2001), “The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 116(2):379-420.
Donohue, John J. and Steven Levitt (2004), “Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce”, Journal of Human Resources 39(1):29-49.
Donohue, John J., and Steven Levitt (2006), “Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005)”, Working Paper.