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Urban Crime and Ethnicity
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.
2012 (English)In: Review of Network Economics, ISSN 1446-9022, E-ISSN 1446-9022, Vol. 11, no 3, 11- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Using spatial data analysis techniques, we compare the spatial distribution of crime and the black population density across the London boroughs. We show that the higher is the density of the black population in a given borough, the higher is the crime rate. This effect is still positive but lower for neighboring boroughs and ceases to exist beyond a 40 minute driving distance. Such results are consistent with models of social interactions where relationships are stronger between individuals of the same ethnic group and highly localized.

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2012. Vol. 11, no 3, 11- p.
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Crime, ethnic minorities, social interactions, spatial correlation
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Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-85656DOI: 10.1515/1446-9022.1409ISI: 000313219200011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-85656DiVA: diva2:584190
Available from: 2013-01-08 Created: 2013-01-08 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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