Striking at the roots of crime

the impact of social welfare spending on crime during the great depression
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StatementRyan S. Johnson, Shawn Kantor, Price V. Fishback.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 12825, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 12825.
ContributionsJohnson, Ryan S., Kantor, Shawn., Fishback, Price V., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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JanuaryRevised March JEL No. H53,I38,K4,N31,N41 ABSTRACT The Great Depression of the s led contemporaries to worry that people hit by hard.

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[Ryan S Johnson; Shawn Everett Kantor; Price Van Meter Fishback; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Welfare Spending on Crime during the Great Depression Price V. Fishback University of Arizona Ryan S.

Johnson Brigham Young University—Idaho Shawn Kantor University of California, Merced Abstract During the Great Depression contemporaries worried that people hit by hard times would resort to crime.

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression Ryan S. Johnsona, Shawn Kantorb, and Price V. Fishbackc a Brigham Young University, Idaho b University of California, Merced, and NBER c University of Arizona and NBER November Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Welfare Spen ding on Crime During the Gr eat Depression [T] hrough a broad program of soc ial welfare, we struck at the very ro ots of crime.

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