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August 2011

18.08.2011 – ZEW (ben/ybr)

Video Games Contribute to Crime Rate Reduction

Video games reduce crime rates because they keep potential criminal offenders enthralled to their computer or gaming console. Thereby less time remains to commit crimes. These are the findings of a joint study conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, the Baylor University and the University of Texas at Arlington. The study analyses the effect of violent and non-violent video games on the number of violent and non-violent crimes in the United States. read more


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