Journal of Quantitative Criminology

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 227–240 | Cite as

Age-cohort analysis of arrest rates

  • David F. Greenberg
  • Nancy J. Larkin

Abstract

Logistic regressions of age-period-cohort models for city arrest rates are estimated with data from seven U.S. cities for the years 1970–1980 to study the dependence of officially designated criminality in select offense categories on age. A sensitivity analysis is carried out to determine how dependent the findings are on details of model specification.

Key words

crime arrest rates cohort age age-period-cohort models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Greenberg
    • 1
  • Nancy J. Larkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Sociology DepartmentNew York UniversityNew York

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