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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|May 2019||The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime over the Last Two Decades|
with Steven D. Levitt: w25863
|February 2019||A Panel-based Proxy for Gun Prevalence in the US|
with Daniel Cerqueira, Danilo Santa Cruz Coelho, Marcelo Fernandes, Jony Arrais Pinto Jr.: w25530
|June 2017||Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime: A Comprehensive Assessment Using Panel Data and a State-Level Synthetic Control Analysis|
with Abhay Aneja, Kyle D. Weber: w23510
Published: John J. Donohue & Abhay Aneja & Kyle D. Weber, 2019. "Right‐to‐Carry Laws and Violent Crime: A Comprehensive Assessment Using Panel Data and a State‐Level Synthetic Control Analysis," Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol 16(2), pages 198-247.
|August 2012||The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy|
with Abhay Aneja, Alexandria Zhang: w18294
Published: A. Aneja & J. J. Donohue & A. Zhang, 2011. "The Impact of Right-to-Carry Laws and the NRC Report: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy," American Law and Economics Review, vol 13(2), pages 565-631.
|February 2011||Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy|
with Benjamin Ewing, David Peloquin: w16776
|January 2010||Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy|
with Benjamin Ewing, David Pelopquin
in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Philip Cook, Jens Ludwig, Justin McCrary, editors
|January 2006||Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate|
with Justin Wolfers: w11982
Published: Donohue, John and Justin J. Wolfers. "The Death Penalty: No Evidence For Deterrence," The Economists' Voice, 2006, v3(5,Apr), Article 3.
|Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005)|
with Steven D. Levitt: w11987
Published: Donohue, John J. and Steven D. Levitt. "Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz." Quarterly Journal of Economics 123, 1 (2008): 425-440.
|September 2005||The Law and Economics of Antidiscrimination Law|
|March 2003||Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce|
with Steven D. Levitt: w9532
Published: Donohue III, John J. and Steven Levitt. “Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply To Joyce." 39 Journal of Human Resources 29 (Winter 2004). citation courtesy of
|January 2003||The Costs of Wrongful-Discharge Laws|
with David H. Autor, Stewart J. Schwab: w9425
Published: Autor, David H., John J. Donohue, III and Stewart J. Schwab. "The Costs Of Wrongful-Discharge Laws," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, v88(2,May), 211-231. citation courtesy of
|November 2002||Shooting Down the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis|
with Ian Ayres: w9336
Published: Ayres, Ian and John J. Donohue III. "Shooting Down the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis." 55 Stanford Law Review 1193 (2003).
|November 2000||The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime|
with Steven Levitt: w8004
Published: Donohue, John J., III and Steven D. Levitt. "The Impact Of Legalized Abortion On Crime," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, v116(2,May), 379-420. citation courtesy of
|November 1998||The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime|
with Steven D. Levitt: w6784
Published: Published as "Continuous Versus Episodic Change: The Impact of Civil Rights Policy on the Economic Status of Blacks", Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 29, no. 4 (1991): 1603-
|February 1998||Social Action, Private Choice, and Philanthropy: Understanding the Sources of Improvements in Black Schooling in Georgia, 1911-1960|
with James J. Heckman, Petra E. Todd: w6418
Published: Donohue, John J., III, James J. Heckman and Petra E. Todd. "The Schooling Of Southern Blacks: The Roles Of Legal Activism And Private Philanthropy, 1910-1960," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, v107(1,Feb), 225-268.
|November 1991||Continuous Versus Episodic Change: The Impact of Civil Rights Policy on the Economic Status of Blacks|
with James Heckman: w3894
Published: Journal of Economic Literature, vol.XXIX, pp.1603-1643, (Dec.1991) citation courtesy of