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Research finding a drop in violent crime rates from RTC laws

Postby crimefree » Wed, 2008-10-29 12:39

Research finding a drop in violent crime rates from Right-to-carry laws

Using Placebo Laws to Test “More Guns, Less Crime” by Eric Helland and Alexander Tabarrok, published in Advances in Economic Analysis and Policy
http://www.bepress.com/bejeap/advances/vol4/iss1/art1/

The Impact of Gun Laws on Police Deaths by David Mustard, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://www.terry.uga.edu/~dmustard/police.pdf

Privately Produced General Deterrence By BRUCE L. BENSON AND BRENT D. MAST, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/mast.pdf

Does the Right to Carry Concealed Handguns Deter Countable Crimes? Only a Count Analysis Can Say By FLORENZ PLASSMANN AND T. NICOLAUS TIDEMAN, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/tideman.pdf

Testing for the Effects of Concealed Weapons Laws: Specification Errors and Robustness By CARLISLE E. MOODY, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/323313

Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime Revisited: Clustering, Measurement Error, and State-by-State Break downs by John R. Lott, Jr.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... _id=523002

Right-to-Carry Concealed Weapon Laws and Homicide in Large U.S. Counties: The Effect on Weapon Types, Victim Characteristics, and Victim-Offender Relationships By DAVID E. OLSON AND MICHAEL D. MALTZ, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/Maltz.pdf

Criminal Deterrence, Geographic Spillovers, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns by Stephen Bronars and John R. Lott, Jr., published in the American Economic Review
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... t_id=56862

Confirming More Guns, Less Crime by Florenz Plassmann and John Whitley, published in the Stanford Law Review
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/Plassmann_Whitley.pdf

A Note on the Use of County-Level UCR Data by John R. Lott, Jr. and John Whitley, published in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... _id=320102

Safe-Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime By JOHN R. LOTT, JR., AND JOHN E. WHITLEY, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/whitney.pdf

The Impact of Banning Juvenile Gun Possession By Thomas B. Marvell, published in the Journal of Law and Economics
http://johnrlott.tripod.com/Marvell.pdf

The Effect of Concealed Weapons Laws: An Extreme Bound Analysis by William Alan Bartley and Mark A Cohen, published in Economic Inquiry
http://netec.mcc.ac.uk/BibEc/data/Artic ... 58-65.html

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement By John R. Lott, Jr. and William Landes, published in The Bias Against Guns
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... _id=161637

More Readers of Gun Magazines, But Not More Crimes by Florenz Plassmann and John R. Lott, Jr.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... _id=320107

More Guns, Less Crime: A Response to Ayres and Donohue's 1999 book review in the American Law and Economics Review by John R. Lott, Jr.
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm? ... _id=248328

Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns by John R. Lott, Jr. and David B. Mustard published in the Journal of Legal Studies
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JLS/ab ... 61lot.html

For other papers including some that find no impact from right-to-carry laws see:Gun Cite
http://www.guncite.com/lott_more_papers.html
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