John R. Lott

Crime Prevention Research Center

PO Box 3234

Alexandria, VA

United States

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Scholarly Papers (49)

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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 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
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mass public shootings, terrorism, mass murder

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Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2001
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 17,074 (141)
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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 and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 10,171 (378)
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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 and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jul 2015
John R. Lott, John E Whitley and Rebekah Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
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concealed handguns, crime

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 and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 7,692 (625)
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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 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
Crime Prevention Research Center
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Undocumented Immigrants, U.S. Citizens, and Convicted Criminals in Arizona

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
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undocumented immigrants, crime, recidivism, illegal aliens, documented immigrants, legal aliens

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Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
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discrimination, police use of force, racial bias

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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 6,416 (890)
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Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2016

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
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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 and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 5,008 (1,331)
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Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Public Choice, July 2014, 65-108
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott and Kevin A. Hassett
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Downloads 98 (254,266)
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media bias, voting

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Confirming More Guns, Less Crime

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jan 2003
John R. Lott, Florenz Plassmann and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center, SUNY at Binghamton, Department of Economics and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 4,597 (1,568)
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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 4,431 (1,642)
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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
Crime Prevention Research Center

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How a Botched Study Fooled the World About the U.S. Share of Mass Public Shootings: U.S. Rate is Lower than Global Average

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 4,221 (1,832)

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mass public shootings, cross-country data, mass murder, terrorism,

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Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2017

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 3,749 (2,261)

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concealed handgun permits, gun control, regulation

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

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jan 2016
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,895 (7,258)

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mass public shooting, background check, crime

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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,725 (8,483)
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Crime, Deterrence, Guns

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Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2018

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,637 (9,261)

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concealed handgun permits, gun control, regulation

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

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,593 (9,685)
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Vote Fraud, Photo ID, Non-photo ID, Campaign Finance

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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,573 (9,892)

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Data errors, mass public shootings, crime

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Non-Voted Ballots and Discrimination in Florida

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2003, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 256
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
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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 and Gary A. Mauser
Crime Prevention Research Center and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business
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survey, gun control, economists, criminologists, crime

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The Reputational Penalties for Environmental Violations: Empirical Evidence

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 68 (October 2005), pp. 653-675
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Crime Prevention Research Center and Western Washington University
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Environmental violations, corporate misconduct, legal penalties, reputation costs

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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,200 (15,191)
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Campaign Expenditures, Government Growth, Rent Seeking

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More Readers of Gun Magazines, But Not More Crimes

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Florenz Plassmann and John R. Lott
SUNY at Binghamton, Department of Economics and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,195 (15,275)

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Gun Control, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Gibbs sampler

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

Public Choice, Vol. 123, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
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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
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 1,003 (19,900)
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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 946 (21,758)

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right to carry laws, concealed carry, gun control

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

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
John R. Lott and John E Whitley
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
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Measurement error, county level UCR crime data, systematic biases

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

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 May 2009
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
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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
Crime Prevention Research Center
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Uninsured, Health care, Canada, Insurance

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

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The Judicial Confirmation Process: The Difficulty in Being Smart

Journal of Empirical Law and Economics, Vol. 2, no. 3, 2005: 407-447
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 430 (62,173)
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Judicial nominations, characteristics of judicial nominees, length of confirmation rate

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Non-Voted Ballots, Voter Fatigue, and Race

Public Choice, Vol. 138, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 280 (101,637)

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

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Peer Effects in Affirmative Action: Evidence from Law Student Performance

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2011, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 581
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 May 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott and J. Mark Ramseyer
Crime Prevention Research Center and Harvard Law School
Downloads 247 (115,825)

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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 and Brent D. Mast
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
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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
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, Crime Prevention Research Center and Justec Research
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right-to-carry, concealed handguns, crime, shall-issue, National Research Council

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An Unsatisfying Change?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp 38-44, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 82 (282,528)

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healthcare, healthcare satisfaction, uninsured healthcare satisfaction

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What Does the American Bar Association Judicial Rating Really Measure?

Public Choice, Vol. 156, No. 1-2, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 75 (297,843)

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judicial confirmations

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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
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area and Crime Prevention Research Center
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Concealed Carry Revocation Rates by Age

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
John R. Lott, John E Whitley and Rebekah Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
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concealed carry, revocation rates for permits

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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
Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Stock returns, Macroeconomic news

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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
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 and Richard L. Manning
Crime Prevention Research Center and Pfizer, Inc.

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Testing Whether Predatory Commitments are Credible

J. OF BUSINESS, Vol. 69 No. 3, July 1996
Posted: 01 Jul 1998
John R. Lott 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
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Crime Prevention Research Center

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

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1997.
Posted: 17 Apr 1998
John R. Lott 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
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
George Mason University - School of Law and Crime Prevention Research Center

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