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School shootings and private school enrollment

Rahi Abouk () and Scott Adams ()

Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 2, 297-299

Abstract: We find that school shootings are followed by a 10%–12% increase in private high school enrollment. The effects are most pronounced following shootings in nonurban areas, which is consistent with their more intense media coverage.

Keywords: School shooting; School enrollment; Media effects (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I20 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.11.009

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