Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime (AER 1997)

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Article

Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords
Steven Levitt Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime AER 1997 3 270-290 k42, D72

Article information

Program code Data Readme Method(s) & estimation Data type Data used Origin of data used Software used (Version)
0 - not available online 0 - not available online 0 - not available online Two-stage least squares (2SLS) Micro FBI Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), 1970-1992 USA

Replication of this study

Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords Replication type Replication result [refer to replication type 1 and 2] Raw data Call into question Authors statement
Justin McCrary Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime: Comment AER 2002 4 1236-1243 3 - reproduction (new methods) 4 - partially successful 1 - somewhat available but insufficient to replicate final dataset 1 - yes 2 - used new data/method and corrected error
Steven Levitt Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply AER 2002 4 1224-1250 2 - wide sense (new data) 4 - partially successful 2 - raw data can be used to replicate a dataset that is not substantially different from the final dataset used for the publication 2 - partly 1 - rejected results

References


DOI: IDEAS: a/aea/aecrev/v87y1997i3p270-90.html EconPapers: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:87:y:1997:i:3:p:270-90


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