5th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime

Frankfurt, October 4–5, 2013

Program (20 September, 2013)

Friday, October 4

 

09:15

 

 Opening - Horst Entorf

09:15

Anna Bindler - Unemployment Duration and Crime: External Effects of Unemployment Benefit Extensions

   Discussant Robert Witt

10:00

Emily Owens - Immigration, Employment Opportunities, and Criminal Behavior

   Discussant Anna Bindler

10:45

Break

11:00

Philip Cook - Birthdays, Schooling, and Crime: New Evidence on the Dropout-Crime Nexus

   Discussant Christian Traxler

11:45

Olivier Marie - Crime after a Fertility Shock: Offending Behaviour of the ‘Children of the Wall'

   Discussant Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Evelina Gavrilova - A Partner in Crime: Assortative Matching and Bias in the Crime Market

   Discussant Vikram Maheshri

14:45

Hope Corman - Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime

   Discussant Nadia Companiello

15:30

Break

16:00

Keynote Lecture: Christian Dustmann  - Does Growing Up in a High Crime Neighborhood Affect Youth Criminal Behavior?

19:30

Dinner

Saturday, October 5

 

08:30

 

Libor Dusek - Time of Punishment: The Effects of a Shorter Criminal Procedure on Crime Rates

   Discussant Olivier Marie

09:15

Martin Rossi - First-Day Criminal Recidivism

   Discussant Francesco Amodio

10:00

Break

10:15

Francesco Amodio - Crime Protection Investment Spillovers: Theory and Evidence from the City of Buenos Aires

   Discussant Giovanni Mastrobuoni

11:00

Vikram Maheshri - Do “Broken Windows” Matter? Identifying Dynamic Spillovers in Criminal Behavior

   Discussant Ben Vollaard

11:45

Lunch

13:00

Keynote Lecture: Steven Durlauf

14:00

Break

14:15

Ben Vollaard - Learning about risk in a new environment. Evidence for crime preventive behavior

   Discussant Emily Owens

15:00

Christian Traxler - Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment

   Discussant Martin Rossi

 

15:45

End

 

The workshop is organized by Horst Entorf, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. Location of the workshop: Goethe University, House of Finance, Grueneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt:  www.hof.uni-frankfurt.de/en/Directions.html

 

 

Participation is free, but space is limited. Please contact Horst Entorf (entorf[at]wiwi.uni-frankfurt[dot]de ) if you wish to participate. Website: www.wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de/abteilungen/ei/professoren/entorf/team/prof-dr-horst-entorf.html

 

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