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Mooney, Hill, Rowhani-Rabhar, and Co-Authors Continue Exploring the Connection Between EITC and Firearm Violence in New Publication

Posted: 9/2/2022 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliates Stephen Mooney, Heather Hill, and Ali Rowhani-Rabhar, with co-authors Kimberly Dalve, Caitlin Moe, Nicole Kovski, and Frederick Rivara, recently published research in Prevention Science, extending their collective work on the relationship between the earned income tax credit (EITC) and youth firearm violence. To estimate the association between state EITC and youth violence, the authors conducted a repeated cross-sectional analysis using the variation in state EITC generosity over time by state and self-reported data in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) from 2005 to 2019, with additional association estimates stratified by sex and race.

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