English title: The role of education in determining the attitudes towards crime in Europe

Author(s): Elena D'agostino - Emiliano Sironi - Giuseppe Sobbrio -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2013

Abstract

Using data from the European Social Survey (ESS), we investigate the relationship between education and attitudes towards offences and crime. The results suggest that in a European context years spent in education are positively associated with more permissive attitudes towards criminal behaviour.

Volume: 20

Issue: 8

From page no: 724

To page no: 727

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2012.739280

Journal: Applied Economics Letters