Principal Investigator(s): Sridharan, Sanjeev; Meyer, Jon'a
Summary: This research is an exploration of a spatial approach to identify the contexts of unemployment-crime relationships at the county level. Using Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis (ESDA) techniques, the study explored the relationship between unemployment and property crimes (burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and robbery) in Virginia from 1995 to 2000. Unemployment rates were obtained from the Department of Labor, while crime rates were obtained from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's ... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04546.v1
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