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CentrePiece Article
Crime and Property Prices
Steve Gibbons
October 2003
Paper No' CEPCP149:
Full Paper (pdf)

CentrePiece 8 (3) Autumn 2003, pages: 16-19

Steve Gibbons uses Metropolitan Police figures for reported crime to show that vandalism and graffiti have a significant impact on house values, but burglary and violent crime levels in an area do not.

This article is an edited version of 'The Costs of Urban Property Crime', CEP Discussion Paper No. 574, June 2003