Larrikin youth: can education cut crime?
Michael P Kidd (),
Stephen Machin () and
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If young people spend longer in school, are they less likely to commit crimes? Stephen Machin and international collaborators examine the impact on youth crime of an educational reform in Australia that raised the minimum school leaving age.
Keywords: youth crime; schooling; Australia; Earning or Learning (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 K42 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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