International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Relationship between Crime and Public Order and Safety Expenditures in Turkey

The aim of this paper is to analyze relationship between crime and public order and safety expenditures in Turkey. OLS and LM-Error results in the study are presented for the year 2013 at the NUTS3 level. According to the results, the increase in crime numbers in Turkey causes the increase in public order and safety expenditures. According to the results of the LM-Error model, contiguity relations of provinces in Turkey cause public order and safety expenditures to increase in neighboring regions.

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