National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
In Session 1 of the UMD NCVS Research Forum, researchers with expertise related to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) are invited to participate in a moderated discussion on topics relevant to the NCVS including how the NCVS can be used to illuminate the problems of crime and victimization, ways to use the survey, and advice to scholars interested in using the NCVS for their research.
The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is the nation's primary source of information on criminal victimization. The NCVS collects information on nonfatal personal crimes and household property crimes both reported and not reported to the police. Survey respondents provide demographic information about themselves and whether they experienced a victimization. For each victimization incident, the NCVS collects information about the offender (e.g., age, race and Hispanic...
Estimating Crime Victimization in Large States and MSAs Through Reweighting: Evaluation and Methodology
In the National Crime Victimization Survey's Supplemental Fraud Survey, financial fraud is defined as acts that “intentionally and knowingly deceive the victim by misrepresenting, concealing, or omitting facts about promised goods, services, or other benefits and consequences that are nonexistent, unnecessary, never intended to be provided, or deliberately distorted for the purpose of monetary gain.” (See Stanford Center on Longevity. (2015). Framework for a taxonomy of fraud. https://longevity.stanford.edu/framework-for-a-taxonomy-of-fraud/)