June 16, 2006

From the Freakonomics blog

Steven D. Levitt posts:

Steve Sailer asks an excellent question

In response to my last blog post, Steve Sailer posed the following question in the comments:

The abortion rate among whites fell from 19 in 1991 to 11 in 1999, according to the Alan Guttmacher Institute of Planned Parenthood. Should we thus soon expect an upturn in crime rates among white 14-17 year olds?

This is a great question. And the answer—no, we likely shouldn’t expect an upturn in crime—may surprise you. [More

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