The Effects of Immigrant Concentration on Changes in Neighborhood Crime Rates

@article{MacDonald2013TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Immigrant Concentration on Changes in Neighborhood Crime Rates},
  author={John M. MacDonald and John R. Hipp and C. Gill},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Criminology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={191-215}
}
  • John M. MacDonald, John R. Hipp, C. Gill
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Quantitative Criminology
  • ObjectivesThis study investigated the extent to which immigrant concentration is associated with reductions in neighborhood crime rates in the City of Los Angeles.MethodsA potential outcomes model using two-stage least squares regression was estimated, where immigrant concentration levels in 1990 were used as an instrumental variable to predict immigrant concentration levels in 2000. The instrumental variables design was used to reduce selection bias in estimating the effect of immigrant… CONTINUE READING

    Figures and Tables from this paper.

    A neighborhood-level analysis of immigration and crime in Vancouver, Canada

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 128 REFERENCES
    Cross-city evidence on the relationship between immigration and crime
    • 289
    Exploring the Connection between Immigration and Violent Crime Rates in U.S. Cities, 1980–2000
    • 280
    • Open Access
    The Impact of Crime on Communities
    • 122
    Violent Crime and The Spatial Dynamics of Neighborhood Transition: Chicago, 1970–1990
    • 478
    Spatial Heterogeneity in the Effects of Immigration and Diversity on Neighborhood Homicide Rates
    • 168
    • Open Access
    THE ROLE OF CRIME IN HOUSING UNIT RACIAL/ETHNIC TRANSITION
    • 25
    • Open Access