Research Question: Does increase in immigration lead to an increase in crime?
IV = Immigration rate
DV = Crime rate
Problem trying to solve: An increase in immigration may lead to an increase in different types of criminal activity
Compose data collection instruments that would apply to hypothesis and variables.
- Compose and submit a sample survey. Pay particular attention to the format of questionnaire items so that they will generate both quantitative data that can be statistically analyzed and qualitative data.
- Design observation guidelines for an on-site observation.
- Compose interview questions that would be appropriate for a study about The above research question topic and describe whom a person would approach to interview.
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Does an increase in immigration cause an increase in crime? Here are some results found using the sources listed below.
"Newer Census data from 2007 show a 146 percent increase in immigrant incarceration 2000 to 2007 — yet, the overall immigrant population grew only 22 percent."
"The 1970s and 1980s saw crime rates rise along with immigration levels."
"A Housingsing panel data on US counties, Spenkuch finds that a 10 percent increase in the share of immigrants increases the property crime rate by 1.2 percent."
However many different ones show no correlation and in fact they show a decrease in crime ...
This solution discusses whether there is a correlation between crime and immigration.