Do Minimum Wage Increases Reduce Crime?
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This research was supported by a grant received from the Employment Policies Institute. We also acknowledge support from the Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies (CHEPS) at San Diego State University. The authors thank Kevin Schnepel, Melinda Pitts, Dhaval Dave, Hope Corman, Tuan Nguyen, and participants at the 2018 Eastern Economic Association meetings and the 2018 Southern Economic Association meetings for useful comments and suggestions on earlier drafts of this paper. We thank Thanh Tam Nguyen for outstanding research assistance. For related research on public policy projects, Dr. Sabia acknowledges grant support received from the Charles Koch Foundation. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.