Geoffrey Fain Williams

E-mail: gwilliams at


"Property Crime: Investigating Career Patterns and Earnings" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 119, November 2015, Pages 124-138
Washington Post Wonkblog on article

"Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines" with Anne Morrison Piehl. In Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, edited by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Justin McCrary. University of Chicago Press, September 2011.

Working Papers:

Property Crime
Introduction to Dissertation
"Graphing Stories: Using Scaled Offense Probabilities and Offense Counts to Investigate Offender Timing"
"The Thief's Wages: Theft and Human Capital Development"

Victorian Banking and Finance
"Fraud in the Development of Victorian British Banking"
"British Joint Stock Banks and the Panic of 1837"

IDEAS Web Page
Google Scholar Page

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
Primary: Applied Theory, Econometrics
Secondary: Labor Economics, Social Economics

Version: January 21, 2013