Tagged: Jon Klick

Police benefits - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 05, 2015

More evidence that the elasticity of crime with respect to police numbers is around -0.3.Klick and Tabarrok previously used terror alert status changes to identify the effect of police numbers on crime in Washington, DC. This time, MacDonald, Klick and Grunwald use a geographic regression discontinuity design to identify effects where, on one side of the line, you … Read More