The data collection is a pooled cross-sectional time-series
of bank robberies in 50 states over a period of 6 years (1970-1975),
resulting in 300 observations.
Bank robberies in the fifty states, 1970-1975.
(1) FBI Uniform Crime Reports, (2) National Crime Survey
data, (3) FBI Bank Robbery Division - state statistics, (4) FBI Bank
Robber Unit - individual statistics, (5) U.S. Census, (6) Sourcebook of
Criminal Justice Statistics, (7) FBI's NCIC CCH data file tape, (8)
Federal Regulatory Agencies - FDIC and Federal Home Loan Band Board,
(9) data collected by Thomas F. Pogue, Department of Economics,
University of Iowa, " Econometric Analysis of the Deterrent Effects of
Arrest and Imprisonment," and (10) Statistical Abstract of the United