School shootings and private school enrollment
Rahi Abouk () and
Scott Adams ()
Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 2, 297-299
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)
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