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Christine Jolls is the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Law School. Her research concentrates on employment law, behavioral law and economics, and consumer protection. She has been an NBER affiliate since 1995.

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The graph is a two-panel event-study figure titled "Right-to-Carry Laws and Urban Firearm Crimes."  The left panel plots the estimated change in the firearm violent crime rate in 47 major US cities, relative to the year before right-to-carry (RTC) is adopted.   The right panel plots the estimated change in the firearm robbery rate in 47 major US cities, also relative to the year before right-to-carry is adopted.  The y-axis in both charts range from -20 to 60 percent, and both x-axes range from five years b
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When states enact Right-to-Carry (RTC) concealed handgun laws, incidents of violent crimes, robberies, and aggravated assaults involving firearms...
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How do the different elements in the standard bundle of property rights, including those of possession and transfer,...
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Do antitrust laws influence corporate valuations? We evaluate the relationship between firm value and laws limiting...
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