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On the political economy of income redistribution and crime

Peter Rupert (), Antonio Merlo () and Ayse Imrohoroglu ()

No 9609, Working Papers (Old Series) from Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Abstract: A general equilibrium analysis of the effects of income redistribution and crime, showing that while expenditures on police protection reduce crime, it is possible for the crime rate to increase with redistribution.

Keywords: Crime; Income distribution (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1996, Revised 1996
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