State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing

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Brian G. Knight (2011)
  • Journal: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, volume 5, issue 4 November, pages 200-229
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/pol.5.4.200
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:K4 | jel:H76 | jel:H7 | jel:K42 | jel:K14

This paper provides a theoretical and empirical analysis of cross-state externalities associated with gun regulations in the context of the gun trafficking market. Using gun tracing data, which identify the source state for crime guns recovered in destination states, we... View more
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