Ian Ayres & John J. Donohue

Ian Ayres & John Donohue's Lack of data sharing etiquette

John Donohue's letter to the Columbus Dispatch

Plassmann and Whitley's statement on the Stanford Law Review Debate

Plassmann's take on the empirical issues involved in the debate

David N. Mayer's response to Donohue in the Columbus Dispatch & a review on The Bias Against Guns

Stanford Law Review's "Clarification" of Ayres and Donohue's Reply

Exchange over letter in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Donohue's attack in the Wichita Eagle (Kansas)

Donohue withdraws from Thursday's University of Chicago debate on Guns with only two days to go

Debate with John Donohue at the University of Chicago is again canceled, this time with only six days to go

Letter in Thursday's WSJ

Abortion and Crime "debate" at the University of Chicago Scheduled for May 25th

John Donohue's inaccurate claims

Revisiting John Donohue's cancelling of our gun debate last fall

Copying is the sincerest form of flattery?

"What Passes for Debate Among the Left in Academia"

Guns Reduce Crime Debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared US

Carlisle E. Moody and Thomas B. Marvell discuss Ayres and Donohue research

Note on John Donohue's latest paper

New paper: "Trust But Verify: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy"

John Donohue's admitted mistakes in claims about John Lott's research (see also this paper and this one for more details discussions).


Johnlott.org (description of book, downloadable data sets, and discussions of previous controversies)

Academic papers:

Social Science Research Network

Book Reviews:

For a list of book reviews on The Bias Against Guns, click here.

List of my Op-eds

Posts by topic

Research on Right-to-carry Laws

Appalachian law school attack

Baghdad murder rate

Arming Pilots

Fraudulent website pretending to be run by me

The Merced Pitchfork Killings and Vin Suprynowicz's quote

Ayres and Donohue

Stanford Law Review

Mother Jones article


Craig Newmark

Eric Rasmusen

William Sjostrom

Dr. T's EconLinks.com

Interview with National Review Online

Lyonette Louis-Jacques's page on Firearms Regulation Worldwide

The End of Myth: An Interview with Dr. John Lott

Cold Comfort, Economist John Lott discusses the benefits of guns--and the hazards of pointing them out.

An interview with John R. Lott, Jr. author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

Some data not found at www.johnlott.org:

Updated Media Analysis of Appalachian Law School Attack

Since the first news search was done additional news stories have been added to Nexis:

There are thus now 218 unique stories, and a total of 294 stories counting duplicates (the stories in yellow were duplicates): Excel file for general overview and specific stories. Explicit mentions of defensive gun use increase from 2 to 3 now.

Journal of Legal Studies paper on spoiled ballots during the 2000 Presidential Election

Data set from USA Today, STATA 7.0 data set

"Do" File for some of the basic regressions from the paper