Police Corruption, Crime and Crime Reporting: A Simultaneous Equations Approach
Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Date Written: February, 23 2009
We study the causal relationship between police corruption, crime and crime reporting, using data from the International Crime Victimization Survey. Using a simultaneous equations approach we find a number of intuitive relationships, which are statistically significant. The clearest of these is that crime reporting reduces police corruption.
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