Exploring the Effect of 2019-nCoV Containment Policies on Crime: The Case of Los Angeles

  title={Exploring the Effect of 2019-nCoV Containment Policies on Crime: The Case of Los Angeles},
  author={Gian Maria Campedelli and Alberto Aziani and Serena Favarin},
  journal={arXiv: Other Statistics},
The global spread of 2019-nCoV, a new virus belonging to the coronavirus family, forced national and local governments to apply different sets of measures aimed at containing its outbreak. Los Angeles has been one of the first cities in the United States to declare the state of emergency on March 4th, progressively issuing stronger policies involving--among the others--social distancing, the prohibition of crowded private and public gatherings and closure of leisure premises. These… 
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