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Street level crime maps may be an example of a nudge in the wrong direction if they lead to fewer crimes being reported

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Earlier this year, the government unveiled online crime maps, which enabled local residents to track crime right down to their street level. Steve Gibbons is not surprised that this policy may have been a nudge in the wrong direction; a recent survey indicates that residents may actually be not be reporting local crimes for fear of driving down house prices.

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/37971/1/blogs_lse_ac_uk-Street_level_crime_maps_may_be_an_example_of_a_nudge_in_the_wrong_direction_if_they_lead_to_fewer_cri.pdf

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