Stand Your Ground Laws, Homicides, and Injuries

This paper examines the impact of Stand Your Ground laws on firearm homicides and injuries. Using state-level monthly data and a difference in-difference identification strategy, we find that these laws result in an increase in homicides. According to our estimates, at least 30 individuals are kille...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: McClellan, Chandler
Tekin, Erdal
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 2017
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 52; no. 3; pp. 621 - 653
Data of publication: 2017
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Statistics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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