Crime and Immigration : Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves

@inproceedings{Bell2010CrimeAI,
  title={Crime and Immigration : Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves},
  author={Brian Bell},
  year={2010}
}
Crime and Immigration: Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves This paper examines the relationship between immigration and crime in a setting where large migration flows offer an opportunity to carefully appraise whether the populist view that immigrants cause crime is borne out by rigorous evidence. We consider possible crime effects from two large waves of immigration that recently occurred in the UK. The first of these was the late 1990s/early 2000s wave of asylum seekers, and the second the… CONTINUE READING
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