Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1975-1976 (ICPSR 7855)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Marshall B. Clinard; Peter C. Yeager

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This study represents the first large-scale comprehensive investigation of corporate violations of law. It examines the extent and nature of these illegal activities, the internal corporate structure and the economic setting in which the violations occurred.

Clinard, Marshall B., and Yeager, Peter C. Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1975-1976. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (77-NI-99-0069)

1975 -- 1976

1975 -- 1976

This study was originally called Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1979. However, it has now been retitled to reflect the date of collection and analysis of the data, rather than the date of publication.

The 582 largest publicly owned corporations in the United States, except corporations in banking, insurance, transportation, communications, and utilities, which have been excluded because they are subject to strict regulations and/or licensing.

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  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.