Crime scars: can recessions produce career criminals?
Recessions typically raise youth unemployment and leave longterm labour market ‘scars’ on the young people concerned. Research by Brian Bell, Anna Bindler and Stephen Machin finds that they also have a disturbing and substantial impact in launching criminal careers.
30 July 2015 Paper Number CEPCP451
This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Growth programme.