The “Ferguson effect”, or too many guns? Exploring violent crime in Chicago

Sherry Towers, Michael White

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President Trump has threatened to “send in the Feds” to reduce violent crime in the USA's third most populous city. But what might explain the increase? Sherry Towers and Michael D. White assess two hypotheses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-29
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability

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