Ned Levine

NED LEVINE is an urban methodologist, planner and policy analyst. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and his PhD in Social Psychology & Sociology from the London School of Economics. His research career spans more than 50 years and he has taught in England, Turkey, Israel, Sweden and the United States. He has more than 150 publications and has been involved in numerous public sector projects, involving issues of crime analysis, transportation, housing, community economic development, motor vehicle safety, and noise abatement. Click here to download his resume in Word format.

Selected publications

  1. Ned Levine, Bindi Naik-Mathuria, Cary Cain, Lisa Pompeii, & Abiodun Oluyami (2023). Understanding the risk of firearm violence in the Houston area. Report, Center for Health and Biosciences, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX. May 30. 11 p. https://www.bakerinstitute.org/research/understanding-risk-firearm-violence-houston-area>

  2. Ned Levine & Vania Ceccato (2021). "Malignant Mixes: The Overlap of Motor Vehicle Crashes and Crime in Stockholm, Sweden". Accident Analysis & Prevention. 161. October. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001457521003924

  3. Ned Levine, Stacy A. Drake, Thomas F. Reynolds, Yijiong Yang, Dwayne A. Wolf, David Persse, Charles E. Wade, & John B. Holcomb (2020). "Spatial Correlates of Firearm-related Deaths in Harris County, TX." Homicide Studies. Homicide Studies. 25(1), 37-60. http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/ZJQNHXSXRZJDZPFZSYKE/full#

  4. Ned Levine (2017). "The location of late night bars and alcohol-related crashes in Houston, Texas". Accident Analysis & Prevention. 107, 152-163. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001457517301732

  5. Yasemin Irvin-Erickson, Nancy LaVigne, Ned Levine, Emily Tiry, & Sam Bieler (2017). "What does gunfire detection technology tell us about gun violence?". Applied Geography, 86, 262-273. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622816306026

  6. Rohit Shenoi, Ned Levine, Jennifer L. Jones, Mary H. Frost, Christine E. Koerner, & John J. Fraser (2015). "Spatial analysis of paediatric swimming pool submersions by housing type". Inj Prev 21 (4), 245-253. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/21/4/245.full.pdf+html

  7. Ned Levine (2014). CrimeStat IV: A Spatial Statistics Program for the Analysis of Crime Incident Locations (version 4.0). Ned Levine & Associates, Houston, TX.; National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC. July. The documentation includes 32 chapters, 3 appendices, two CrimeStat Libraries, and 9 sample datasets. http://www.nij.gov/CrimeStat

  8. Ned Levine & Patsy Lee (2013). "Crime travel of offenders by gender and age in Manchester, England". In Michael Leitner (ed), Crime Modeling and Mapping Using Geospatial Technologies, Springer. 145-178. https://www.springer.com/us/book/9789400749962#

  9. Ned Levine (2011). "Spatial variation in motor vehicle crashes by gender in the Houston Metropolitan Area". Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Women's Issues in Transportation. Volume II: Technical Papers, Transportation Research Board: Washington, DC. 12-25. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/conf/cp46v2.pdf

  10. Ned Levine & Richard Block (2011). "Bayesian Journey to crime estimation: an improvement in geographic profiling methodology". The Professional Geographer, 63(2), 213-229. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00330124.2010.547152

  11. Ned Levine (2009). "A motor vehicle safety planning support system: The Houston experience". In S. Geertman and J. Stillwell, Planning Support Systems: Best Practice and New Methods. Springer. 93-111. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4020-8952-7_5

  12. Ned Levine (2007). "Crime travel demand and bank robberies: Using CrimeStat III to model bank robbery trips". Social Science Computer Review, 25(2), 239-258. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0894439306298923

  13. Allan Heskin, Ned Levine & Mark Garrett (2000). "Rent control and vacancy control: a spatial analysis of four California cities". Journal of the American Planning Association. 66 (2), 162-176. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944360008976096

  14. Ned Levine (1999). "The effects of local growth management on regional housing production and population redistribution in California", Urban Studies, 36 12, 2047-2068. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1080/0042098992539

  15. Ned Levine (1996). "Spatial statistics and GIS: software tools to quantify spatial patterns", Journal of the American Planning Association. 1996. 62 (3), 381-392. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944369608975702

  16. Madelyn Glickfeld & Ned Levine (1992). Regional Growth...Local Reaction: The Enactment and Effects of Local Growth Control and Management Measures in California. The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA. February. https://www.amazon.com/Regional-Growth-Local-Reaction-Management/dp/1558441190

  17. Ned Levine, J. Eugene Grigsby & Allan Heskin (1990). "Who benefits from rent control? Effects on tenants in Santa Monica, California". Journal of the American Planning Association. 56 2(Spring), 140-152. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944369008975755

  18. Ned Levine (1985). "The construction of a population analysis program using a microcomputer spreadsheet". Journal of the American Planning Association. 51 4(Autumn), 496-511. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01944368508976843

  19. Ned Levine (1982). "Social change and family change: The nature of Turkish divorce". In C. Kagitcibasi (ed), Sex Roles, Family and Community in Turkey. Indiana University Turkish Studies 3, Indiana University Press: Bloomington, 323-347. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/review-of-middle-east-studies/article/sex-roles-family-and-community-in-turkey-edited-by-cigdem-kagitcibasi-indiana-university-turkish-studies-3-vi-414-pages-ill-index-indiana-university-press-bloomington1982-32501695/EA538C53A02DD163B2D4CFB1C2170FCC

  20. Ned Levine (1981). "The development of an annoyance scale for community noise assessment", Journal of Sound and Vibration. 74 1(2), 265-279. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0022460X81905095

  21. Ned Levine (1980). "Anti-Urbanization: An implicit development policy in Turkey", Journal of Developing Areas, 15, 513-538. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4190814?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

  22. Ned Levine (1976). "On the metaphysics of social psychology: A Critical View", Human Relations, 29, 385-400. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/001872677602900406

  23. Ned Levine (1974). "Why do countries win Olympic medals? Some Structural Correlates of Olympic Games Success: 1972", Sociology and Social Research. 58, 353-360. https://www.econbiz.de/Record/why-do-countries-win-olympic-medals-some-structural-correlates-of-olympic-games-success-1972-levine-ned/10002365818

  24. Ned Levine, Colin Worboys & Martin Taylor (1973). "Psychology and the 'psychology' textbook: A social demographic study", Human Relations. 26, 467-478. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/001872677302600404

  25. Ned Levine (1971). "Emotional factors in group development", Human Relations. 24, 65-89. http://psycnet.apa.org/record/1971-30756-001

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