Who Gets Murdered When Someone Uses a Gun?
11 Pages Posted: 1 May 2018
Date Written: April 30, 2018
The second paper in a series about murder and guns. This paper reviews the different data sources used to compile murder numbers and develops a profile of the 'average' murder victim where the murder is committed with the use of a gun. The paper also looks at data discrepancies between medical and law enforcement data.
Keywords: gun violence, right to carry, violent crime, crime rates, murder, gun homicides, FBI, CDC
JEL Classification: I10, I18
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