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Author Cook, Philip J., 1946-

Title Gun violence : the real costs / Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig
Published Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  364.150973 Coo/Gvt  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Studies in crime and public policy
Studies in crime and public policy.
Contents 1. Gun Violence and Life in America -- 2. Victimization Risks -- 3. How Guns Matter -- 4. What Counts? -- 5. Medical Costs: Gross versus Net -- 6. The Mythical Importance of Productivity Losses -- 7. Avoidance and Prevention -- 8. Willingness-to-Pay to Reduce Gun Violence -- 9. Remedies -- App. A. Data Sources for Injury and Mortality Rates -- App. B. Computation of Net Medical Cost Estimates -- App. C. Computation of Productivity Losses -- App. D. Computations of Contingent-Valuation and Quality-of-Life Estimates
Analysis Costs
Gun control
Overseas item
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-233) and index
Subject Gun control -- United States -- Costs.
Violent crimes -- United States -- Prevention.
Author Ludwig, Jens.
ebrary, Inc.
LC no. 00028556
ISBN 0195137930 (alk. paper)