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Does Increasing Compulsory Education Decrease or Displace Adolescent Crime? New Evidence from Administrative and Victimization Data

Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift
Författare Ylenia Brilli
M Tonello
Publicerad i CESifo Economic Studies
Volym 64
Nummer/häfte 1
Sidor 15-49
ISSN 1610-241X
Publiceringsår 2018
Publicerad vid Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Sidor 15-49
Språk en
Länkar https://doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifx0...
Ämnesord adolescent crime, school enrollment, crime displacement, incapacitation
Ämneskategorier Nationalekonomi

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This article estimates the contemporaneous effect of education on adolescent crime by exploiting the implementation a reform that increases the school leaving age in Italy by 1 year. We find that the Reform increases the enrollment rate of all ages but decreases the offending rate of 14-year-olds only, who are the age group explicitly targeted by the Reform. The effect mainly comes from natives males, while females and immigrants are not affected. The Reform does not induce crime displacement in times of the year or of the day when the school is not in session, but it increases violent crimes at school. By using measures of enrollment and crime, as well as data at the aggregate and individual level, this article shows that compulsory education reforms have a crime-reducing effect induced by incapacitation but may also lead to an increase of crimes in school facilities plausibly due to a higher concentration of students.

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