Crime victimization, safety perception and satisfaction with life in Colombia

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Title Crime victimization, safety perception and satisfaction with life in Colombia
Victimización por crimen, percepción de seguridad y satisfacción con la vida en Colombia
Vitimização por crime, percepção de segurança e satisfação com a vida na Colômbia
 
Creator Manjarres de Ávila, William
Baca Mejía, William
 
Subject Crime, victimization, perception of security, life satisfaction
crimen, victimización, percepción de seguridad, satisfacción con la vida
crime, vitimização, percepção de segurança, satisfação com a vida
 
Description This paper analyzes the effects of crime victimization and the perception of safety on life satisfaction. We estimated an ordered probit model, and results suggest that crime victimization decreased by 1,1% life satisfaction. In addition, an increase in the perception of security for the city and neighborhoods, increase life satisfaction at 7,3% and 1,7% respectively. Further, other groups of variables are included; government satisfaction and the infrastructure of the neighborhood. All of them have a positive relationship with life satisfaction. Finally, results exhibit that the gender does not play an important role in satisfaction, and subjective poverty decreased by 3,8% life satisfaction.
Este artículo analiza los efectos del crimen y la percepción de seguridad en la satisfacción con la vida. Se estima un probit ordenado cuyos resultados sugieren que la victimización por crimen disminuye en un 1,1% la satisfacción con la vida; y que un incremento en la percepción de seguridad en la ciudad y en los barrios, la aumentan en un 7,3% y un l,7% respectivamente. Las variables relacionadas con aspectos gubernamentales y equipamiento del barrio resultan significativas y con signo positivo. El género no juega un rol importante, y la pobreza subjetiva disminuye en un 3,8% la satisfacción con la vida.
Este artigo analisa os efeitos do crime e a percepção de segurança na satisfação com a vida. Estima-se um probit organizado, cujos resultados sugerem que a vitimização do crime diminua a satisfação com a vida em 1,1%; e que um aumento na percepção de segurança na cidade e nos bairros tenha aumentado 7,3% e 1,7%, respectivamente. As variáveis relacionadas aos aspectos governamentais e às construções de uso público do bairro são significativas e com sinal positivo. O gênero não desempenha um papel importante, e a pobreza subjetiva diminui a satisfação com a vida em 3,8%.
 
Publisher Universidad Externado de Colombia
 
Date 2019-05-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://revistas.uexternado.edu.co/index.php/ecoins/article/view/5971
10.18601/01245996.v21n41.06
 
Source Revista de Economía Institucional; Vol. 21 Núm. 41 (2019): Julio-Diciembre; 133-160
Revista de Economía Institucional; Vol 21 No 41 (2019): Julio-Diciembre; 133-160
Revista de Economía Institucional; v. 21 n. 41 (2019): Julio-Diciembre; 133-160
2346-2450
0124-5996
 
Language spa
 
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