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Crime, Transition, and Growth

Ratbek Djumashev and Bekzod Abdullaev
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Ratbek Dzhumashev ()

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Abstract: This paper analyses whether the effect of crime on growth depends on the structural changes caused by transition. The result of the simple model suggests that when the structure of economy changes, the cost of economically motivated crime will also change; thus, affecting the impact of crime on economic performance. Using data for some of the republics of the former Soviet Union, we find support for this conjecture.

Keywords: growth; crime; transition economies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O17 O57 P26 P52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cis, nep-cwa, nep-gro and nep-tra
Date: 2017-08-17
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