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Abortion Reduces Crime

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 15:29:23 -0400 (CLT)

A very convincing study -
http://www.slate.com/id/33569/entry/33571/
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=174508

However, it may contain errors -
http://www.economist.com/finance/displayStory.cfm?story_id=5246700
(strange reference to "computer code" when it's just basic stats tests
afacit)
http://www.bos.frb.org/economic/wp/wp2005/wp0515.pdf

A response to that -
http://pricetheory.uchicago.edu/levitt/Papers/ResponseToFooteGoetz2006.pdf

Andrew

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