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Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence

Jens Ludwig, Philip J. Cook - Social Science - 2004 - 469 pages
Compared with other developed nations, the United States is unique in its high rates of both gun ownership and murder. Although widespread gun ownership does not have much ...
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Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control

Philip J. Cook - Business & Economics - 2007 - 262 pages
What drug provides Americans with the greatest pleasure and the greatest pain? The answer, hands down, is alcohol. The pain comes not only from drunk driving and lost lives but ...
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Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America

Charles T. Clotfelter, Philip J. Cook - Business & Economics - 1991 - 323 pages
Looks at the history of state lotteries, discusses whether lotteries are ethical and assesses their effectiveness as a source of government funding
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Guns in America: results of a comprehensive national survey on firearms ...

Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, National Institute of Justice (U.S.), Police Foundation (U.S.) - History - 1996 - 94 pages
With nearly 200,000,000 guns in private hands, firearms have an important impact on the quality of American life. This report provides the most complete data available on the ...
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Philip J. Cook, Michael J. Moore - Alcoholic beverages - 1999 - 84 pages
Excess drinking is associated with lost productivity, accidents, disability, early death, crime, neglect of family responsibilities, and personality deterioration. These and ...
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Sex, Drugs, and Catholic Schools: Private Schooling and Non ..., Issue 7990

David N. Figlio, Jens Ludwig - Church schools - 2000 - 44 pages
The paper examines the effects of private schooling on adolescent non-market behaviors. Differences were controlled between private and public school students by making use of ...
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