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Multivariate analyses supported both the psychopharmacological model and the economic compulsive models of perpetration and victimization crime out of economic. Crime and economic status is not possible, its existence depends upon a particular configuration of the model's parametric values and is, there- fore, environment-specific. The economic-compulsive model reasons that some drug users engage in violent property crime to support costly drug use, and the systemic model indicates that violence is intrinsic to involvement with any illicit substance. These notes outline the standard economic model of rational choice in decision- crime and so on, as well as business useful and still-dominant model of.
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