John R. Lott

Crime Prevention Research Center

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United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

44

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Apr 1999
John R. Lott Jr. and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 52,176 (11)
Citation 3

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2.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2001
John R. Lott Jr. and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 14,128 (130)
Citation 5

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Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
John R. Lott Jr. and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 9,940 (289)
Citation 5

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Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 44, No. 2, Part 2
Posted: 06 May 2002
John R. Lott Jr. and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Public Schooling, Indoctrination, and Totalitarianism

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Number 6, Part 2, pp. S127-S157, December 1999,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 1999
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 7,526 (498)
Citation 9

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Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
John R. Lott Jr. and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 7,443 (509)
Citation 11

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Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 304-324, April 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
John R. Lott Jr. and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 18 (451,241)
Citation 11

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6.

How Dramatically Did Women's Suffrage Change the Size and Scope of Government?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Number 6, Part 1, pp. 1163-1198, December 1999
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Apr 1999
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 5,579 (715)
Citation 59

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7.

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jul 2015
John R. Lott Jr., John E Whitley and Rebekah C. Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 5,264 (395)

Abstract:

concealed handguns, crime

Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
John R. Lott Jr. and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 4,919 (1,047)
Citation 12

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Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Sep 2013
John R. Lott Jr. and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 64 (280,772)
Citation 12

Abstract:

media bias, voting

Does a Helping Hand Put Others At Risk?: Affirmative Action, Police Departments, and Crime

Economic Inquiry, April 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 4,351 (1,310)
Citation 9

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Does a Helping Hand Put Others at Risk?: Affirmative Action, Police Departments, and Crime

Posted: 25 Jul 1997
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center

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10.

Confirming More Guns, Less Crime

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jan 2003
John R. Lott Jr., Florenz Plassmann and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center, SUNY at Binghamton, Department of Economics and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 4,273 (1,287)
Citation 19

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11.

More Guns, Less Crime: A Response to Ayres and Donohue

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Nov 2000
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,723 (6,427)
Citation 3

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12.

Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime Revisited: Clustering, Measurement Error, and State-by-State Break downs

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,640 (7,105)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Crime, Deterrence, Guns

13.

Non-Voted Ballots and Discrimination in Florida

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2001
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,419 (9,307)
Citation 1

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14.

More Readers of Gun Magazines, But Not More Crimes

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Florenz Plassmann and John R. Lott Jr.
SUNY at Binghamton, Department of Economics and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,190 (12,390)

Abstract:

Gun Control, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Gibbs sampler

15.

A Simple Explanation for Why Campaign Expenditures are Increasing: The Government is Getting Bigger

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2000, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,156 (12,569)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Campaign Expenditures, Government Growth, Rent Seeking

16.

Evidence of Voter Fraud and the Impact that Regulations to Reduce Fraud have on Voter Participation Rates

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,098 (10,338)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Vote Fraud, Photo ID, Non-photo ID, Campaign Finance,

17.

The Reputational Penalties for Environmental Violations: Empirical Evidence

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Jonathan M. Karpoff, John R. Lott Jr. and Eric W. Wehrly
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Crime Prevention Research Center and Western Washington Univ. - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,039 (13,202)
Citation 33

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Environmental violations, corporate misconduct, legal penalties, reputation costs

18.

On the Determinants and Importance of Punitive Damage Awards

Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 527-573, 1999
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Jonathan M. Karpoff and John R. Lott Jr.
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 982 (16,656)
Citation 22

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19.

Documenting Unusual Declines in Republican Voting Rates in Florida's Western Panhandle Counties in 2000

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2001
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 972 (16,033)

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20.

A Note on the Use of County-Level UCR Data: A Response

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
John R. Lott Jr. and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 916 (18,488)

Abstract:

Measurement error, county level UCR crime data, systematic biases

21.

The FBI's Misrepresentation of the Change in Mass Public Shootings

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Today, March 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 896 (9,082)

Abstract:

Data errors, mass public shootings, crime

Uninsured Americans vs. Insured Canadians: Who is More Satisfied with Their Health Care?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 May 2009
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 624 (31,520)

Abstract:

Uninsured, Health care, Canada, Insurance

Uninsured Americans vs. Insured Canadians: Who is More Satisfied with Their Health Care?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Oct 2008
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 136 (168,976)

Abstract:

Uninsured, Health care, Canada, Insurance

23.

Not All Right-to-Carry Laws Are the Same, Yet Much of the Literature Keeps Ignoring the Differences

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 608 (22,114)

Abstract:

right to carry laws, concealed carry, gun control

24.

Trust But Verify: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2014
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Crime Prevention Research Center, Justec Research and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 572 (30,601)

Abstract:

crime, guns, firerarms, right-to-carry laws, shall issue laws, National Research Council

25.

The Judicial Confirmation Process: The Difficulty in Being Smart

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2005
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 412 (52,856)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Judicial nominations, characteristics of judicial nominees, length of confirmation rate

26.

Non-voted Ballots, Voter Fatigue, and Race

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 May 2004
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 267 (87,777)

Abstract:

Non-voted ballot rates, discrimination, electronic voting, punch cards

27.

Peer Effects in Affirmative Action: Evidence from Law Student Performance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 581
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 May 2007
John R. Lott Jr. and J. Mark Ramseyer
Crime Prevention Research Center and Harvard Law School
Downloads 229 (100,613)

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28.

How Poorly Were Philadelphia's Schools Really Doing?: Analyzing the State Takeover and the Explanations for What Happened

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Oct 2002
John R. Lott Jr. and Brent D. Mast
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 196 (121,239)

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29.

An Unsatisfying Change?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp 38-44, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 73 (248,286)

Abstract:

healthcare, healthcare satisfaction, uninsured healthcare satisfaction

30.

What Does the American Bar Association Judicial Rating Really Measure?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 52 (298,965)

Abstract:

judicial confirmations

31.

Did John Lott Provide Bad Data to the NRC? A Note on Aneja, Donohue, and Zhang

Econ Journal Watch, Volume 10, Number 1, January 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Carlisle E. Moody, John R. Lott Jr. and Thomas B. Marvell
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Crime Prevention Research Center and Justec Research
Downloads 40 (244,526)

Abstract:

right-to-carry, concealed handguns, crime, shall-issue, National Research Council

32.

Qualitative Information, Reputation, and Monopolistic Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w0095
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Michael R. Darby and John R. Lott Jr.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 32 (348,977)
Citation 1

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Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
John R. Lott Jr. and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (1,485)

Abstract:

discrimination, police use of force, racial bias

34.

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2016

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 0 (3,691)

Abstract:

concealed handguns, crime

35.

Economists' and Criminologists' Views on Guns: Crime, Suicides, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws

Regulation, Summer 2016, Vol 39, no. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2016
John R. Lott Jr. and Gary A. Mauser
Crime Prevention Research Center and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business
Downloads 0 (12,329)

Abstract:

survey, gun control, economists, criminologists, crime

36.

Do Background Checks on Private Gun Transfers Help Stop Mass Public Shootings?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2016
John R. Lott Jr.
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 0 (10,049)

Abstract:

mass public shooting, background check, crime

37.

The Effect of Macroeconomic News on Stock Returns: New Evidence from Newspaper Coverage

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 35, No. 11, 2011
Posted: 15 Mar 2013
Gene Birz and John R. Lott Jr.
Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Crime Prevention Research Center

Abstract:

Stock returns, Macroeconomic news

38.

Do Campaign Donations Alter how a Politician Votes?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 40, No. 2, Pp. 317-350, October 1997
Posted: 25 May 2001
Stephen G. Bronars and John R. Lott Jr.
University of Texas at Austin and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Have Changing Liability Rules Compensated Workers Twice for Occupational Hazards? Earnings Premiums and Cancer Risks

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, Part 1, January 2000
Posted: 21 Sep 1999
John R. Lott Jr. and Richard L. Manning
Crime Prevention Research Center and Pfizer, Inc.

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40.

Testing Whether Predatory Commitments are Credible

J. OF BUSINESS, Vol. 69 No. 3, July 1996
Posted: 01 Jul 1998
John R. Lott Jr. and Tim C. Opler
Crime Prevention Research Center and Credit Suisse First Boston

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Externalities and Corporate Objectives in a World with Diversified Shareholder/Consumers

J. OF FINANCIAL AND QUANITATIVE ANALYSIS, March 1996
Posted: 25 Jun 1998
Robert G. Hansen and John R. Lott Jr.
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Crime Prevention Research Center

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42.

Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1997.
Posted: 17 Apr 1998
John R. Lott Jr. and David B. Mustard
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics

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Criminal Deterrence, Geographic Spillovers, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns

American Economic Review, Vol. 88, no. 2, May 1998
Posted: 03 Feb 1998
Stephen G. Bronars and John R. Lott Jr.
University of Texas at Austin and Crime Prevention Research Center

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In Defense of Criminal Defense Expenditures and Plea Bargaining

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 16, No. 4 (1996).
Posted: 13 Nov 1996
Bruce H. Kobayashi and John R. Lott Jr.
George Mason University - School of Law and Crime Prevention Research Center

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