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Economía Política
Daniel Montolio, Simón Planells-Struse

2014/01: When police patrols matter, the effect of police proximity on citizen’s crime risk perception

Crime risk perception is known to be an important determinant of individual well-being. It is therefore crucial that we understand the factors affecting this perception so that governments can identify the (public) policies that might reduce it. Among such policies, public resources devoted to policing emerge as a key instrument not only for tackling criminal activity but also for impacting on citizens’

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