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Economics of Crime

Discuss various determinants of crime, such as poverty, inequality, and low education, and different means of crime deterrence. There are no special requirements for studying this course but an interest in economics and crime might be beneficial. You can use the hashtag #FLeconomicscrime to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Rational Choice Model of Crime
  • The Effects of Demographic and Socioeconomic Conditions on Crime
  • The Effect of Police on Crime
  • The Effect of Prison on Crime
  • Importance of Randomized Policy Experiments
  • Linear Regression and Panel Data
  • Difference-in-Differences Analysis
  • Regression Discontinuity Analysis
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Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 11 (151 weeks ago)
Cost $99
From Hanyang University via FutureLearn
Instructors Sun Byung-Eun, Jong Ho Lee, Songman Kang, Yugyeong KIM, Minji Kim, Song sook gyoung, CHANGSEON LEE, JeongEun Park
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Language English
Subjects Humanities Social Sciences
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Rating 5.0 based on 2 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 11 (151 weeks ago)
Cost $99
From Hanyang University via FutureLearn
Instructors Sun Byung-Eun, Jong Ho Lee, Songman Kang, Yugyeong KIM, Minji Kim, Song sook gyoung, CHANGSEON LEE, JeongEun Park
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Humanities Social Sciences
Tags Politics & the Modern World

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