The Backchannel

Will the Surge in Panic Gun Buying Have a Long-Term Effect?

July 28, 2020 Zaid Jilani and Leighton Woodhouse Episode 9
The Backchannel
Will the Surge in Panic Gun Buying Have a Long-Term Effect?
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The Backchannel
Will the Surge in Panic Gun Buying Have a Long-Term Effect?
Jul 28, 2020 Episode 9
Zaid Jilani and Leighton Woodhouse

The U.S. is experiencing an unprecedented surge in gun purchases by first-time gun buyers amid the pandemic and a period of civil unrest. We talk about why it's happening and what studies show the long-term consequences could be.

Studies:

Pandemics, Protests and Firearms: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3593956

Ecological and Cultural Factors Underlying the Global Distribution of Prejudice: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0221953

Show Notes

The U.S. is experiencing an unprecedented surge in gun purchases by first-time gun buyers amid the pandemic and a period of civil unrest. We talk about why it's happening and what studies show the long-term consequences could be.

Studies:

Pandemics, Protests and Firearms: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3593956

Ecological and Cultural Factors Underlying the Global Distribution of Prejudice: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0221953