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Calculating effective gun policies

  title={Calculating effective gun policies},
  author={Dominik Wodarz and Natalia L. Komarova},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
Author(s): Wodarz, Dominik; Komarova, Natalia L | Abstract: Following recent shootings in the USA, a debate has erupted, one side favoring stricter gun control, the other promoting protection through more weapons. We provide a scientific foundation to inform this debate, based on mathematical, epidemiological models that quantify the dependence of firearm-related death rates of people on gun policies. We assume a shooter attacking a single individual or a crowd. Two strategies can minimize… 
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