networks

Reducing gunshot victimization in high-risk social networks through direct and spillover effects

More than 60,000 people are victimized by gun violence each year in the United States. A large share of victims cluster in bounded and identifiable social networks. Despite a growing number of violence reduction programs that implicitly or explicitly …

The network structure of police misconduct

Conventional explanations of police misconduct generally adopt a micro-level focus on deviant officers or a macro-level focus on the top-down organization of police departments. Between these levels are social networks of misconduct. This study …

The structure and vulnerability of a drug trafficking collaboration network

Prior research has established that collaboration networks exhibit heavy-tailed degree distributions, assortative degree mixing, and large clustering coefficients. Using court record data, we assess these properties in a collaboration network among …