Crime and Young Men: The Role of Arrest, Criminal Experience, and Heterogeneity

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Susumu Imai; Hajime Katayama; Kala Krishna;
(2006)
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    • jel: jel:J24 | jel:K42

Using National Youth Survey (NYS) data, we examine the relationship of current criminal activity and past arrests using an ordered probit model with unobserved heterogeneity. Past arrests raise current criminal activity only for the non-criminal type, while past crimina... View more
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