Does Violent Crime Deter Physical Activity?
Shields, Michael A.
- Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
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Crime has potentially important externalities. We investigate the relationship between recorded violent crime at the local area level and individualsâ€™ participation in their local area through walking and physical activity. We use a sample of nearly 1 million people r...