New paper out: Public Preferences and Reality: Crime Rates among 70 Immigrant Groups in the Netherlands

Kirkegaard, E. O. W. & de Kuijper, M. (2020). Public Preferences and Reality: Crime Rates among 70 Immigrant Groups in the Netherlands. Mankind Quarterly, 60(3) journal link (gated) We estimated crime rates among 70 origin-based immigrant groups in the Netherlands for the years 2005-2018. Results indicated that crime rates have overall been falling for each…

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Swedish immigrant crime data from the 1980s

I was skimming a Wikipedia article related to immigrant crime and came across an obscure Swedish language report from the 1990s: Ahlberg, J. (1996). Invandrares och invandrares barns brottslighet: En statistisk analys [Immigrants’ and immigrants’ children’s crime: a statistical analysis]. Brottsförebyggande rådet (BRÅ). (file available on OSF) This report is a goldmine. Briefly: Data from…

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Crime/violence, gender, sexual orientation, cognitive ability

In a recent paper, Beaver et al looked at the relationships between crime, gender and sexual orientation: This study examined the association between sexual orientation and nonviolent and violent delinquency across the life course. We analyzed self-reported nonviolent and violent delinquency in a sample of heterosexual males (N=5220–7023) and females (N=5984–7875), bisexuals (N=34–73),gay males (N=145–189),…

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What is a good name? The S factor in Denmark at the name-level

Emil O. W. Kirkegaard Bo Tranberg Abstract We present and analyze data from a dataset of 2358 Danish first names and socioeconomic outcomes not previously made available to the public (Navnehjulet, the Name Wheel). We visualize the data and show that there is a general socioeconomic factor with indicator loadings in the expected directions (positive:…

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Intelligence, income inequality and prison rates: It’s complicated

There was some talk on Twitter around prison rates and inequality: I wonder why. "Rates of imprisonment are higher in unequal countries http://t.co/ibDN21PqZX" http://t.co/EJy9vSCMFL MT @ChartsandMaps — JayMan (@JayMan471) January 10, 2015 And IQ and inequality: Here @JayMan471 i plotted it for you. rank-order r is higher and more proper (data not normal). pic.twitter.com/QzHDwxeIC4 —…

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New paper out: Criminality among Norwegian immigrant populations

http://openpsych.net/ODP/2014/04/criminality-among-norwegian-immigrant-populations/ Abstract A previous study found that criminality among immigrant groups in Denmark was highly predictable by their countries of origin’s prevalence of Muslims, IQ, GDP and height. This study replicates the study for Norway with similar results. Keywords: Crime, national IQ, group differences, country of origin — Download paper. Forum thread and supplementary material.

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