Investigating the Effect of Social Changes on Age-Specific Gun-Related Homicide Rates in New York City During the 1990s
June 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines multiple factors that influenced homicide rates in New York City during the 1990s. New York City experienced a massive decline in homicides during that time frame, from 2,245 in 1990 to 633 in 1998. There are several theories about what policies and conditions led to this drop.