Anti-Bullying Laws and Suicidal Behaviors Among Teenagers

@article{Rees2020AntiBullyingLA,
  title={Anti-Bullying Laws and Suicidal Behaviors Among Teenagers},
  author={Daniel i. Rees and Joseph J. Sabia and Gokhan Kumpas},
  journal={Health Economics eJournal},
  year={2020}
}
The CDC reports that the association between bullying and suicides among teenagers has generated “concern, even panic,” but polices aimed at combatting bullying have received little attention from researchers. Using a difference-in-differences estimation strategy, we find that state-level anti-bullying laws (ABLs) reduce bullying victimization, depression and suicidal ideation, with the largest estimated effects for female teenagers and teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or… 
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