ERC Chart: Crime and the economy

Crime and the economy   Summary: Despite the experience of the 1980s when crime rose sharply with unemployment, crime rates in the UK have remained static post the financial crisis despite large fluctuations in unemployment. The crime rate also appears to have been fairly independent of the level of police spending in this period. What does […]

ERC Chart: Crime and the economy

Crime and the economy   Summary: Despite the experience of the 1980s when crime rose sharply with unemployment, crime rates in the UK have remained static post the financial crisis despite large fluctuations in unemployment. The crime rate also appears to have been fairly independent of the level of police spending in this period. What does […]