Write a 1,200-1,500-word paper. Go to the Disaster Center website, www.disastercenter.com/crime/. Review the crime rate nationally then select links to two different state report. Compare the recent crime rates in those two states.
Include the following:
- Report on the prevalence of the crimes you have examined.
- Propose a causal explanation for variation in crime between states, over time, or both.
- Predict future outcomes based on the temporal analysis of the variables.
- What research design would you propose to test this explanation? Explain.
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