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4th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime

The 4th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on October 5 2012. This workshop continues the sequence of Economics of Crime workshops in Paris (2009), Bonn (2010), and Torino (2011). The workshop will consist of two keynote lectures - given by Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago) and Ron Clarke (Rutgers University) - and 12 contributed papers. We aim at bringing together researchers to present and discuss their work, allowing for an in-depth interaction between those working on the empirical and theoretical analysis of crime and illegal behavior.

The workshop will consist of two keynote lectures – given by Jens Ludwig (University of Chicago) and Ron Clarke (Rutgers University) – and 12 contributed papers. A suggested (but not exhaustive) list of topics covers:
- Social costs of crime and law enforcement
- Cost-effective strategies of combating crime and disorder
- White collar crime
- Social interaction and illegal behavior
- Crime and immigration
- Historical evidence on crime
- Victim precaution

Submission

We invite researchers to submit a paper (in PDF-format) by sending an e-mail to dur@ese.eur.nl. The submission deadline is July 15, 2012. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by August 1. We will provide accommodation and reimburse economy travel costs for paper presenters.
Further information about the conference will become available at: http://people.few.eur.nl/dur/conference12.htm

Information on prior workshops can be found at: http://www.unimarburg.de/fb02/fiwi/forschung/workshop_econ_crime
The workshop is sponsored by the Tinbergen Institute.

2012 Organizing committee

Robert Dur (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Ben Vollaard (Tilburg University)

Organization

Tinbergen Institute

Tinbergen Institute (TI) is one of Europe's top graduate schools and research institutes in economics, econometrics and finance in the Netherlands, located in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, and offers a research master program (MPhil) in economics and finance as well as PhD opportunities under expert...

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