Presentation on theme: "11 Women & Crime Perpetrators & Victims. 22 Outline I. Arrest rates for Women Vs. Men II. Labor Force Trends For Women III. Violence Amongst Intimates."— Presentation transcript:
22 Outline I. Arrest rates for Women Vs. Men II. Labor Force Trends For Women III. Violence Amongst Intimates IV. Labor Market Analysis for Women V. Demographic Trends VI. Forcible Rape VII. International Traffic in Women
13 Conclusions Women are becoming more involved in crime Women do not like confrontational types of crime Not so much into violent crime or robbery As women work, opportunities change Embezzlement by women increasing Prostitution decreasing
14 Labor Force Trends For Women Rosie the Riveter During WWII Meg Whitman: E-Bay/ Candidate for Governor/ CEO of Hewlett-Packard
15 Labor Force Trends For Women In 1948, nearly one third of women participated in the labor force. By 2008, nearly sixty percent of women participated in the labor force In 1973, women accounted for 38.5% of national employment. By 2010, this number was over 47 %.
17 Household Survey Civilian Non-institutional Population, CNIP Labor Force, LF Not In The Labor Force, NLF Employed, E Unemployed, U Labor Force Participation Rate, ρ = LF/CNIP
18 Labor Force Trends For Women As more women left the role of house wife for the labor force, the nature of the home changed As women became a larger presence in the workplace, the nature of the workplace changed
19 In Contrast: Labor Force Partipation Rate Trends For Young Men, 16-24
21 A statistical analysis of the US property crime rate from 1960 through 2010 was conducted, and the crime rate was positively correlated with the labor force participation rate for men ages 16- 24, lagged two years, and negatively correlated with the labor force participation rate for women, lagged three years.
31 IV. Labor Force Analysis for Women Using Illustrative Muliplicative Preferences U =(Y –Y 0 ) 0.5 (L - L 0 ) 0.5 y 0 = committed income, credit card payments and mortgage payments etc. L 0 = committed leisure, things you have to do around the house such as take care of the kids (soccer mom)
32 Fifties and Sixties Male was the bread-winner, female did the chores around the house
33 8 hours work, $25/hr U =(Y –Y 0 ) 0.5 (L - L 0 ) 0.5,y 0 =0 = L 0