Mar 5, 2013

Criminal path-dependence (Medellin)

We use the census of criminals captured in Medellín between 2000 and 2010 to construct our peer's variables, and find a strong and robust positive effect of the presence of adult criminal neighbors on the probability of becoming criminal.
Source: Medina, Tamayo, Posso (2013). 
HT: Fabio Sabatini. 

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