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1. crime and the city

Crime is unevenly distributed across space and tends to be concentrated in poor areas. Recent theoretical advances show that social interactions and peer ...

By Yves Zenou. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. deterrence (empirical), economic analyses of

Empirical economic analyses of deterrence attempt to test the central prediction of Becker's (1968) rational-actor model of criminal behaviour: that less ...

By Steven D. Levitt and Thomas J. Miles. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. American exceptionalism

‘American exceptionalism’ refers to significant differences between the United States and Western Europe, first identified by European commentators in ...

By Louise C. Keely. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. urban environment and quality of life

Urban quality of life is a key determinant of where the educated choose to live and work. Recognizing the importance of attracting the high-skilled, many ...

By Matthew E. Kahn. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. stigma

The many contemporary characterizations of stigma share the assumption that individuals have characteristics that devalue them in the ...

By Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. Easterlin hypothesis

The economic and social fortunes of a birth cohort tend to vary as a function of that cohort's relative size, approximated by the crude birth rate surrounding ...

By Diane J. Macunovich and Richard A. Easterlin. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008