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Title: Public and Private Resources in Public Safety (United States): Metropolitan Area Panel Data, 1977 and 1982
Author(s): E W Zedlewski
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 69
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: ICPSR 8988
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Dataset: DATASET 1
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This analysis explains the variables and coding system used in gathering a set of data focusing on measures of public safety in all standard metropolitan statistical areas for the United States at two time periods: 1977 and 1982.
Abstract: The variables include the numbers and types of municipal employees, municipal employment in relation to total population, size of payrolls, municipal revenues from different types of sources, nonmunicipal employment in basic economic areas, and crime rates for murder, robbery, auto theft, and rape. Additional variables are the labor force and unemployment, property values, and other miscellaneous topics.
Main Term(s): Urban criminality
Index Term(s): Employment and expenditure data; Local government; Standard metropolitan statistic area; Urban area studies; Urban policing
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