An Evaluation of the 1977 Canadian Firearms Legislation

  title={An Evaluation of the 1977 Canadian Firearms Legislation},
  author={Gary A. Mauser and R. A. Holmes},
  journal={Evaluation Review},
  pages={603 - 617}
This article uses a pooled cross-section, time-series model to evaluate the effect of the 1977 Canadian firearms legislation on the provincial homicide rate between 1969 and 1989. This type of model was selected because of its ability to capture variation across space as well as time. The indices included in this model, measured at the provincial level, as independent variables are: unemployment rate, percentage Status Indian, percentage immigrant, percentage male youth, the clearance rate. The… Expand

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