Understanding Socioeconomic Determinants of Crimes in China
Project Description

This project combines rich data of court verdicts with socioeconomic data in China to understand the determinants of different crimes in China.

Supervisor
HE Guojun
Quota
3
Course type
UROP1000
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

Conduct descriptive and exploratory research data collection;
Learn statistical software and conduct data analysis;
Conduct a literature review and summarize statistical findings.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Learn patterns of crimes in China;
Learn how socioeconomic factors interact with criminal activities;
Learn how to collect, clean and combine data from various sources;
Learn how to conduct econometric analysis;
Learn the steps to conduct an empirical study.

Complexity of the project
Challenging