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Life Satisfaction and Individual Willingness to Pay for Crime Reduction

Manning, Matthew; Fleming, Christopher Mark; Ambrey, Christopher L


Manning M., Fleming C. M. and Ambrey C. L. Life satisfaction and individual willingness to pay for crime reduction, Regional Studies. This paper uses the life satisfaction approach to estimate the intangible cost of crime in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Results show that: (1) property crime is negatively associated with life satisfaction; (2) the implicit willingness to pay to decrease property crime by one offence per 1000 residents in the local government area (LGA) in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Regional Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2015.1082030


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