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Education Policy and Crime
This paper discusses the relationship between education and crime from an economic perspective, developing a human capital-based model that sheds light on key ways in which early childhood programs and policies that encourage schooling may affect both juvenile and adult crime. The paper first discusses evidence on the effects of educational attainment, school quality, and school enrollment on crime. Next, the paper discusses evidence on the crime reduction effects of preschool programs likedoi:10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0011 fatcat:qmxjzoulbbddblj4okl66v333y