No crime also fear of crime and will try to stay away from it, such as staying at home or moving. All else being equal, City A, with its high crime rate, is more likely to end up with abandoned houses, empty shops and deserted streets – much more appealing. to crime compared to a busy street of people and shoppers. City A may also have unstable tax base, which will make it difficult for the government to reverse these trends, whether it be through more police or higher social spending.
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