The Dynamics of Illegal Gun Markets: Empirical Evidence and Implications

Sunday, 16 February 2014
Regency C (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Anthony A. Braga , Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Studies using a variety of methods have revealed much about the general structure and function of illegal firearm markets and variation in specifics from place to place. These findings have implications for firearm policy and law enforcement practice and have been used to guide interventions. This presentation reviews the evidence and its applications and suggests possibilities for the future.