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Gun Stats, Research and Sources

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 25, 2012 @ 12:00 pm In Data Analysis,Really, really bad calls | Comments Disabled

Since this is a day dedicated to peace, here are some sources for those of you interested in facts and data and stuff:

Gun homicides and gun ownership listed by country [1] (Guardian)
Harvard Injury Control Research Center [2] says results are clear: more guns = more homicide.
12 Facts About Guns in the U.S. [3] (Washington Post)
The gun control that works [4] (Economist)
A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths [5] (The Atlantic)
Battleground America: The United States of Guns [6] (New Yorker)
Six facts about guns, violence, and gun control [7] (Washington Post)
The money behind the Newtown massacre [8] (Fortune)
The Geography of U.S. Gun Violence [9]: Gun deaths correlate to per capita gun ownership (The Atlantic)
Fifteen things to know about Australia’s incredibly effective gun clampdown [10] (Quartz)
• Pro Publica also reviews The Best Reporting on Guns in America [11]

The factual data is pretty sobering . . .


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[1] Gun homicides and gun ownership listed by country: http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/jul/22/gun-homicides-ownership-world-list

[2] Harvard Injury Control Research Center: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/research/hicrc/firearms-research/guns-and-death/

[3] 12 Facts About Guns in the U.S.: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/14/nine-facts-about-guns-and-mass-shootings-in-the-united-states/

[4] The gun control that works: http://www.economist.com/blogs/lexington/2012/12/gun-control

[5] A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/07/a-land-without-guns-how-japan-has-virtually-eliminated-shooting-deaths/260189/#

[6] Battleground America: The United States of Guns: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/04/23/120423fa_fact_lepore?currentPage=all

[7] Six facts about guns, violence, and gun control: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/07/23/six-facts-about-guns-violence-and-gun-control/

[8] The money behind the Newtown massacre: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/12/17/the-money-behind-the-massacre/

[9] The Geography of U.S. Gun Violence: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2012/12/geography-us-gun-violence/4171/

[10] Fifteen things to know about Australia’s incredibly effective gun clampdown: http://qz.com/37303/fifteen-things-to-know-about-australias-incredibly-effective-gun-clampdown/

[11] The Best Reporting on Guns in America: http://www.propublica.org/article/the-best-reporting-on-guns-in-america

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