Gary Kleck

Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Professor

Eppes Hall

112 S. Copeland Street

Tallahasse, FL 32306-1206

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Did Australia’s Ban on Semiauto Firearms Really Reduce Violence? A Critique of the Chapman et al. (2016) Study

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 3,407 (3,848)
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How the Hemenway Surveys Distorted Estimates of Defensive Gun Use Frequency

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 383 (94,276)

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The Uses of Selective Spin in Reporting Gun Research Findings: Comment on Luca, Malhotra, and Poliquin (2017)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 108 (302,353)

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firearms waiting periods

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Estimating the Causal Effect of Gun Prevalence on Homicide Rates: A Local Average Treatment Effect Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3589
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Justice Sciences, Heriot-Watt University - Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation and Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 104 (310,182)
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crime, homicide, gun levels, endogeneity

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The Prevalence of Defensive Gun Use: Possible Sources of Error and the Results of 21 National Surveys

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 96 (326,843)

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The Hazards of Data-dredging in Gun Control Research: Comment on Webster et al. (2020)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 86 (350,152)

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Interstate Gun Movement Could Be Entirely Due to Migration Rather than Gun Trafficking

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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The Impact of Right-to-Carry (RTC) Laws on Crime Rates: Comments on Aneja et al. (2014)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 75 (379,508)

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Gun control laws; Violence

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Cherry-Picking Spikes in Gun Sales: Comment on Levine and Mcknight (2017)

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 68 (400,281)

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gun accidents, gun sales

10.

Do Mass Shooters Prefer Large-Capacity Magazines?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Apr 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 63 (416,501)

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mass shootings, laarge-capacity magazines

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The Effect of Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime Rates: A Critique of the Research of Donohue et al.

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 59 (430,123)

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gun carry laws, right-to-carry laws

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The Impact of the Repeal of Missouri’s Handgun Permit Law on Homicide: Comment on Webster et al. (2014)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 58 (433,713)

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gun control, permit-to-purchase

13.

Compliance with Universal Background Check Gun Laws

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 47 (479,988)

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universal background checks, gun control

14.

Irrelevant Tests of the Self-Protective Value of Firearms: Comments on Branas et al. (2009)

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 44 (488,612)

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firearms, self-protection

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How Hemenway and Solnick Distorted the Effectiveness of Defensive Gun Use

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 38 (515,897)

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The Impact of Firearm Levels on Homicide Rates: The Effects of Controlling for Cultural Differences in Cross-National Research

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Gun Prevalence, Homicide Rates and Causality: A GMM Approach to Endogeneity Bias

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5357
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Justice Sciences and Heriot-Watt University - Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation
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Crime, homicide, gun levels, endogeneity, GMM, counties

18.

Deviant Results Regarding the Relative Lethality of Suicide Methods

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Do Wounded Criminals Get Medical Treatment?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Apr 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 24 (594,211)

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gunshot wounds, medical treatment

20.

Unemployment and Crime: Explaining the Apparent Nonrelationship

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Do Higher Gun Ownership Levels Reduce Community Feelings of Safety?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Gary Kleck
Florida State University - College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Downloads 11 (686,162)

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gun levels, fear