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Postal address:Sanford School of Public Policy Duke University Durham NC 27708-0245
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Working Papers

2014

  1. The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Birthdays, Schooling, and Crime: New Evidence on the Dropout-Crime Nexus
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. The Virtuous Tax: Lifesaving and Crime-Prevention Effects of the 1991 Federal Alcohol-Tax Increase
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2010

  1. Economical Crime Control
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Generic Utilization Rates, Real Pharmaceutical Prices, and Research and Development Expenditures
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Public Safety through Private Action: An economic assessment of BIDs, locks, and citizen cooperation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Gun Control after Heller: Litigating against Regulation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Assessing Urban Crime And Its Control: An Overview
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: New Evidence from National, State, & Local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Should Sixth Grade be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Smoke Signals: Adolescent Smoking and School Continuation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. Are Alcohol Excise Taxes Good For Us? Short and Long-Term Effects on Mortality Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Assigning Deviant Youths to Minimize Total Harm
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Myth of the Drinker's Bonus
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Underground Gun Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2005) Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. The Effects of Gun Prevalence on Burglary: Deterrence vs Inducement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. After the Epidemic: Recent Trends in Youth Violence in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. State and Local Prevalence of Firearms Ownership: Measurement, Structure, and Trends
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1999

  1. Alcohol
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1999) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Chapter (2000)
  2. The Benefits of Reducing Gun Violence: Evidence from Contingent-Valuation Survey Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2001)

1996

  1. The Effects of Short-Term Variation in Abortion Funding on Pregnancy Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1999)

1995

  1. Habit and Heterogeneity in the Youthful Demand for Alcohol
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)

1991

  1. The "Gambler's Fallacy" in Lottery Play
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The Peculiar Scale Economies of Lotto
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)

1989

  1. The Demand for Lottery Products
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1987

  1. Implicit Taxation in Lottery Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

Journal Articles

2011

  1. Public Safety through Private Action: an Economic Assessment of BIDS
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (552), 445-462 View citations (5)

2009

  1. Potential Savings from Abolition of the Death Penalty in North Carolina
    American Law and Economics Review, 2009, 11, (2), 498-529 Downloads

2008

  1. Cigarette taxes and youth smoking: New evidence from national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (2), 287-299 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Distinguishing Spurious and Real Peer Effects: Evidence from Artificial Societies, Small-Group Experiments, and Real Schoolyards
    Review of Law & Economics, 2008, 4, (3), 695-714 Downloads
  3. The negative impacts of starting middle school in sixth grade
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2008, 27, (1), 104-121 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Aiming for evidence-based gun policy
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006, 25, (3), 691-735 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The social costs of gun ownership
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (1-2), 379-391 Downloads View citations (17)

2005

  1. The Net Effect of an Alcohol Tax Increase on Death Rates in Middle Age
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 278-281 Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Can gun control work&quest
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2004, 23, (1), 198-201 Downloads

2002

  1. "SMART" GUNS: A TECHNOLOGICAL FIX FOR REGULATING THE SECONDARY MARKET
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2002, 20, (1), 38-49 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Drug War Heresies: Learning from Other Vices, Times, and Places by Robert J. MacCoun and Peter Reuter
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2002, 21, (2), 303-306 Downloads
  3. Introduction: Privatization, Regulation and Competition in Developing Countries
    Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2002, 73, (4), 485-492 Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. The Benefits of Reducing Gun Violence: Evidence from Contingent-Valuation Survey Data
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2001, 22, (3), 207-26 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. The effects of short-term variation in abortion funding on pregnancy outcomes
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (2), 241-257 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1997

  1. The gun debate's new mythical number:How many defensive uses per year?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1997, 16, (3), 463-469 View citations (1)
  2. Weighing the “burden of 'acting white'”: Are there race differences in attitudes toward education?
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1997, 16, (2), 256-278 View citations (2)

1993

  1. Drinking and schooling
    Journal of Health Economics, 1993, 12, (4), 411-429 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. Notes: The "Gambler's Fallacy" in Lottery Play
    Management Science, 1993, 39, (12), 1521-1525 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Peculiar Scale Economies of Lotto
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (3), 634-43 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. The search for rational drug control, by Franklin E. Zimring and Gordon Hawkins. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992, 219 pp. Price: $24.95 cloth
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1992, 11, (4), 716-720 Downloads

1991

  1. Drugs and crime, edited by Michael Tonry and James Q. Wilson. Volume 13 of Crime and Justice: A Review of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990, 574 pp. Price: $39.95 cloth, $19.95 paper
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1991, 10, (4), 695-698 Downloads
  2. Lotteries in the Real World
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1991, 4, (3), 227-32 View citations (10)

1990

  1. On the Economics of State Lotteries
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1990, 4, (4), 105-19 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Redefining “success” in the state lottery business
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1990, 9, (1), 99-104 Downloads View citations (1)

1988

  1. Increasing the federal excise taxes on alcoholic beverages
    Journal of Health Economics, 1988, 7, (1), 89-91 Downloads View citations (3)

1984

  1. The Effect of Minimum Drinking Age Legislation on Youthful Auto Fatalities, 1970-1977
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1984, 13, (1), 169-190 Downloads View citations (8)

1982

  1. The Effect of Liquor Taxes on Heavy Drinking
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1982, 13, (2), 379-390 Downloads View citations (23)

1979

  1. The clearance rate as a measure of criminal justice system effectiveness
    Journal of Public Economics, 1979, 11, (1), 135-142 Downloads View citations (7)

1978

  1. Economics of Life and Safety: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (2), 300
  2. The Value of Human Life in the Demand for Safety: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1978, 68, (4), 710-11 Downloads

1977

  1. The Demand for Insurance and Protection: The Case of Irreplaceable Commodities
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1977, 91, (1), 143-56 Downloads View citations (66)

1975

  1. The effect of unemployment dispersion on the rate of wage inflation
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1975, 1, (2), 241-249 Downloads

1972

  1. A 'One Line' Proof of the Slutsky Equation
    American Economic Review, 1972, 62, (1), 139 View citations (4)

Books

2011

  1. Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (4)

1989

  1. Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (46)

Chapters

2010

  1. Comment on "What Do Economists Know about Crime?"
    A chapter in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, 2010, pp 302-304 Downloads
  2. Gun Control after Heller: Litigating against Regulation
    A chapter in Regulation vs. Litigation: Perspectives from Economics and Law, 2010, pp 103-135 Downloads
  3. The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime
    A chapter in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, 2010, pp 331-363 Downloads

2007

  1. Introduction to Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control
    (Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control)
    Princeton University Press Downloads View citations (4)

2001

  1. Environment and Persistence in Youthful Drinking Patterns
    A chapter in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis, 2001, pp 375-438 Downloads View citations (10)

2000

  1. Alcohol
    Chapter 30 in Handbook of Health Economics, 2000, vol. 1, pp 1629-1673 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1993

  1. The Growing Concentration of Top Students at Elite Schools
    A chapter in Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education, 1993, pp 121-144 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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