Neighborhood Disinvestment, Abandonment and Crime Dynamics

Presentation by Erica Raleigh, George Galster
March 20, 2014

Data Driven Detroit (D3)   (Detroit)

This is a presentation from the Urban Affairs Conference in San Antonio, TX.

It addresses the research question of:

To what extent do vacant and abandoned dwellings, plus a wide variety of block-level indicators of neighborhood decline, predict a wide range of crime types during the subsequent quarter, controlling for a variety of other socio-demographic and physical characteristics of the block and crime conditions in nearby blocks?