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Abortion and Crime, Revisited (Ep. 384 Update)

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Why Crime Fell More Than 30 % in the Nineties

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Crime fell more than 30 per cent in the 19 nineties, a decline not seen since prohibition. Four factors that explain the decline and six that do not. The relationship between violent crime and the greater economy is very weak. Capital punishment didn't act as a deterrent against future crimes.

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