Giovanni Mastrobuoni and Paolo Pinotti
"Legal Status and the Criminal Activity of Immigrants"
Each year, an article from each American Economic Journal is selected from nominated articles for the AEJ Best Paper Award.
This edition goes to Giovanni Mastrobuoni and Paolo Pinotti, authors of "Legal Status and the Criminal Activity of Immigrants" (Vol. 7, issue 2, April 2015).
See also the following articles: "The 2016 AEJ Best Paper Awards have been announced" and "Are immigrants less likely to commit crimes when they gain legal status?" by Tim Hyde, both on American Economic Association website.