Mafia

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Percentile

Mafia and Public Spending

yearly observations of 95 provinces from 1986 to 1999

number of observations : 1330

number of time-series : 14

country : Italy

JEL codes: D72, E62, H71, K42

Chapter : 06

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data(Mafia)
Format

A dataframe containing:

province

the province (95)

region

the region (19)

year

the year

pop

the population

y

percentage growth of real per-capita value added

g

annual variation of the per-capita public investment in infrastructure divided by lagged real per-capita value added

cd

number of municipalities placed under the administration of external commissioners

cds1

same as cd, provided that the official deccree is publisehd in the first semester of the year

cds2

same as cd, provided that the average number of days betwen the dismissal of the city concil and the year end is less than 180

u1

change in the log of per-capita employment

u2

change in the log of per-capita hours of wage supplement provided by the unemployment insurance scheme

mafiosi

first difference of the number of people reported by the police forces to the judicial authority because of mafia-type association

extortion

first difference of the number of people reported by the police forces to the judicial authority because of extorsion

corruption1

first difference of the number of people reported by the police forces to the judicial authority because of corruption

corruption2

first difference of the number of crimes reported by the police forces to the judicial authority because of corruption

murder

first difference of the number of people reported by the police forces to the judicial authority because of murder related to mafia activity

References

Acconcia, Antonio; Corsetti, Giancarlo and Saviero Simonelli (2014) “Mafia and Public Spending: Evidence on the Fiscal Multimplier Form a Quasi-experiment”, American Economic Review, 104(7), 2189-2209, 10.1257/aer.104.7.2185 .

Aliases
  • Mafia
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