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How Crimes Can Be Prevented in an Increase of Wages

People with minimum wages yet a lot of expenses to pay have the urge or tendency to do crimes. Due to the shortage of money some individuals have to rob or do anything that is illegal in order to acquire money. Here are the outcomes of the study being conducted. First, for the 10% increase in wages for low-paid men it would lead to as much as a 20% decrease in crime. Second, for the 10% increase in a state’s minimum wage, it is associated with a more than 15% decrease in that state’s incarceration rate.

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