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High incidence of violent crime may drive geographic chronic poverty

Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos and Martínez-Cruz, Adán (2016) High incidence of violent crime may drive geographic chronic poverty. International Growth Centre Blog (27 Sep 2016). Website.

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Exposure to crime disproportionately affects poorer communities. In the case of Mexico, poorer municipalities have fewer resources for comping with the associated risks of high incidence of crime, leaving them trapped in poverty.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 16:09
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 23:24

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