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soleimanimagham Y, Nademi Y, chegeni M. The Effect of Misery Index on the Rate of Crime in the Provinces of Iran. JEMR. 2020; 11 (42) :157-186
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Crime is a phenomenon that exists in all societies and affects the useful functioning of different parts of a country. Also, Iranian society is not safe from the harms of this phenomenon. Given the destructive effects of crime in society, recognizing the factors affecting it makes it possible to fight it more effectively. For this purpose, this study has investigated the effect of misery index on the rate of theft in 30 provinces of the country during the years 2008-2018. In order to achieve this goal, the Panel generalized method of moment (GMM) has been used. The findings of this study have shown that the misery index has an increasing effect on the crime of theft. In other words, the misery index through the two channels of inflation and unemployment has destructive effects on people's living standards and puts them on the path of committing crimes such as theft.
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Received: 2020/09/21 | Accepted: 2021/02/15 | Published: 2021/04/20

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