Immigration and Crime in Early 20th Century America

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Carolyn Moehling ; Anne Morrison Piehl (2007)
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, Department of Economics
  • Subject: Immigration | USA | N3 | J1 | K4 | crime | Migranten | Kriminalität | prison | Einwanderung | immigration, crime, prison
    • jel: jel:N3 | jel:K4 | jel:J1 | jel:J01
      ddc: ddc:330

Research on crime in the late 20th century has consistently shown that immigrants have lower rates of involvement in criminal activity than natives. We find that a century ago immigrants may have been slightly more likely than natives to be involved in crime. In 1904 pr... View more
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