“Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?” by John R. Lott, Jr. and Carlisle E. Moody

The paper is available here.

Data and do file can be downloaded here.


More Guns, Less Crime (3rd Ed., University of Chicago Press, 2010)

MGLCRevision graphing before and after by year.smcl

MGLCRevision Table 4b reverse order.smcl


MGLCRevision Table 4a.smcl

MGLC Rev State

By Decade

MGLC Rev State

Most of this data involves STATA 7.0 data sets. The reason for using this is that the county level data involves a much larger set of control variables than can readily be handled by other statistical packages. More data sets can be obtained by clicking on the following links which will take you to the download page:



The data and “do” file for the original paper by Lott and Mustard, “Crime, Deterrence, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handguns,” Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, no. 1, January 1997: 1-68 is available here.
STATA data set: sendcounty1997.dta
Do file:



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