For The Economist on the Link Between Abortion and Crime

By G. Elliott Morris

On May. 27, 2019



Authors of an old paper on the link between increasing abortion and decreasing crime rates have revisited their earlier conclusions and expanded their data into recent years.

“Daily chart | Greater access to abortion may have reduced America‚Äôs crime rate | A new paper estimates that higher abortion rates decreased future crime by up to 20%”