Crime not only harms people directly by making them feel insecure, it harms them further by limiting their opportunities to earn a living. A recent study investigates the consequences of crime in Lagos, the most populous city in Nigeria, seeking to identify the impact of crime and insecurity on the political and economic behaviour of ordinary citizens.
iiG Briefing Paper 15, CSAE Economics Department, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2 pp.
iiG Briefing Paper 15. The consequences of crime.