Essays on The Relationship between Criminal Activity, Deterrence, Unemployment and Education in England Case Study

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The paper "The Relationship between Criminal Activity, Deterrence, Unemployment and Education in England" is a perfect example of a business case study.   In this study, we are interested in determining if there is any relationship between the criminal activities and independent variables deterrence, unemployment and education in wales and England. There has been considerable interest in the relationship between criminal activity, deterrence variables and social deprivation. Burglary represents one of the main acquisitive crimes in England and Wales. The data reported below are drawn from forty-two police force areas in England and Wales for the year 1991.

A persistent theme in economics is that individuals respond to incentives: the purpose of this project is to explore the extent to which judicial penalties (sentencing, probability of a conviction) deter criminal activity and whether crime is related to social problems. Data descriptionThe data used in this study was obtained in the city of England and wales. the relationship between the dependent variable BR and the independent variables CR, percentage of crime solved by in the police force area, SEN, average sentence length dispensed by the judiciary in the police force area, UR male unemployment rate in the police force area, HO, percentage of the population in the police force area with higher education, and ED percentage of the population in the police force area with higher education.

The data consist of the following variables; BR = Burglary rate per 1000 of the Police Force Area Population. CR = Percentage of crimes solved in the Police Force Area. SEN = Average sentence length (in months) dispensed by the judiciary in the Police Force Area. UR = Male unemployment rate in the Police Force Area. HO = Percentage of households with three rooms or less in the Police Force areaED = Percentage of the population in the Police Force Area with higher educationStatement of the problemIn this project, we are interested in determining if there is any relationship between the dependent variable burglary rate and independent variables.

The project will utilize the regression analysis and correlation analysis HypothesisHo: there is no relationship between the dependent variable burglary rate and the independent variables.

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