Does Strengthening Self-Defense Law Deter Crime or Escalate Violence? Evidence from Castle Doctrine
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We would like to thank Scott Cunningham, Steve Puller, Joanna Lahey, Erdal Tekin, Chandler McClellan, and Jonathan Meer for providing helpful comments and suggestions. We would like to thank Mark Seaman for providing excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.