February 4, 2017
Researchers at Northwestern say “multiple indicators of economic distress significantly correlate with increases in the rate of [school] gun violence.” After aggregating 25 years of data, they found rising rates of school violence from 2007-2013. That period strongly parallels the 2006-2012 decline in the real estate market.
We published a related study in the August 2012 Socionomist, observing that declines in the New York Stock Exchange precede rising casualties from incidences of mass shootings.
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