Replication data for: Street Prostitution Zones and Crime

Paul Bisschop, Bas Van Der Klaauw & Stephen Kastoryano
This paper studies the effects of legal street prostitution zones on registered and perceived crime. We exploit a unique setting in the Netherlands where these tippelzones were opened in nine cities under different regulation systems. Our difference-in-difference analysis of 25 Dutch cities between 1994-2011 shows that opening a tippelzone decreases registered sexual abuse and rape by about 30-40 percent in the first two years. For cities which enforced licensing in tippelzones, we also find reductions...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.