Neighborhood Effects on Crime for Female and Male Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment

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Jeffrey R. Kling; Jens Ludwig; Lawrence F. Katz;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1162/0033553053327470
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    • jel: jel:H43 | jel:J23 | jel:I18
    mesheuropmc: human activities | social sciences | population characteristics | mental disorders

The Moving to Opportunity (MTO) demonstration assigned housing vouchers via random lottery to public housing residents in five cities. We use the exogenous variation in residential locations generated by MTO to estimate neighborhood effects on youth crime and delinquenc... View more
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