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Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Economic Commentary
The effects of school quality on juvenile crime
Amy Pandjiris
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This essay-the 2001 winner of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's undergraduate essay competition, Essays in Economics-investigates whether students who attend higher-quality schools commit fewer crimes. If so, improving school quality might be worth considering as an approach to reducing juvenile crime. The author finds some evidence that higher-quality schools are associated with lower probabilities of committing some types of crime.


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Amy Pandjiris, "The effects of school quality on juvenile crime" , Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, issue Jan, 2003.
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Keywords: Crime ; Education
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