Does Violent Crime Deter Physical Activity?

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Janke, Katharina; Propper, Carol; Shields, Michael A.;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: riots | I12 | Violent Crime; Walking; Physical Activity; England Riots | physical activity | I18 | R23 | violent crime | physical activity; riots; violent crime; walking | walking | violent crime, walking, physical activity, riots
    • jel: jel:R23 | jel:I12 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330

Crime has potentially important externalities. We investigate the relationship between recorded violent crime at the local area level and individuals’ participation in their local area through walking and physical activity. We use a sample of nearly 1 million people r... View more
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