Crime and immigration

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Brian Bell (2014)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Journal: IZA World of Labor, issue May, pages 1-10
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15185/izawol.33
  • Subject: migration, immigration, crime, employment | immigration | J61 | K42 | migration | crime | employment | J15
    • jel: jel:J61 | jel:K42 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330

Immigration is one of the most important policy debates in Western countries. However, one aspect of the debate is often mischaracterized by accusations that higher levels of immigration lead to higher levels of crime. The evidence, based on empirical studies of many co... View more
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