Australia hasn’t had a mass shooting event since 1996, after a law was introduced to curb firearm deaths. Requirements owning a gun were strengthened, including a 28 days wait period, an extensive background check, and only handguns available to citizens. Host Dan Loney talks with Postdoctoral Researchers at Wharton’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics’ Ben Ukert and Elena Andreyeva, who are looking at long-term prevention of firearm injuries in their paper, “Association Between Gun Law Reforms and Intentional Firearm Deaths in Australia” on Knowledge at Wharton.
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