Publications of Philip J. Cook    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Books

  1. P.J. Cook and K.A. Goss. The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, 2014.
  2. PJ Cook, S Machin , O Marie and G Mastrobuoni (eds.). Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?. MIT Press, 2013.
  3. Cook, Philip J., Ludwig, Jens and McCrary, Justin. Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs. Edited by P.J. Cook, J. Ludwig, and J. McCrary. University of Chicago Press, 2011. [html]
  4. R.H. Frank and P.J. Cook. The Winner-Take-All Society. Virgin Books, 2010.  [author's comments]
  5. P.J. Cook. Paying the Tab: The Economics of Alcohol Policy. Princeton University Press, 2007.
  6.  Evaluating Gun Violence. Edited by J Ludwig and PJ Cook. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003.
  7. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. Gun Violence: The Real Costs. Oxford University Press, 2000.
  8.  Kids, Guns and Public Policy. Law & Contemporary Problems. Edited by P.J. Cook.59.1 Winter, 1996.
  9. RH Frank and PJ Cook. The Winner-Take-All Society. New York: The Free Press, 1995. (Named a "Notable Book of the Year, 1995" by the New York Times Book Review; named one o the ten Best Business Books of 1995 by Business Week; given The Critics' Choice Award 1995-96 by the San Francisco Review of Books. Paperback edition (Penguin Books, 1996). Named "One of Ten best books of the year, 1996" by The China Times. Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese editions)
  10. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America. Harvard University Press, 1989.
  11.  Vice. Law and Contemporary Problems. Edited by PJ Cook.  Winter, 1988. [online]
  12.  Criminal Process in the Seventies. Law and Contemporary Problems. Edited by AK Pye and PJ Cook.41.1 Winter, 1977.
  13.  Valuing Lives. Law and Contemporary Problems. Edited by P.J. Cook.40.4 Autumn 1976. [online]

Journal Articles

  1. R.H. Frank and P.J. Cook. "Winner-take-all markets." Studies in Microeconomics 1.2 (December, 2013).
  2. P.J. Cook. "The Great American Gun War: Notes from four decades in the trenches." Crime and Justice: A Review of Research 42 (2013): 19-73. [doi]
  3. P.J. Cook and C.P. Durrance. "The virtuous tax: Lifesaving and crime-prevention effects of the 1991 federal alcohol-tax." Journal of Health Economics 32 (2013): 261-267. [pdf], [doi]
  4. S. Bushway, P.J. Cook, and M. Phillips. "The overall effect of the business cycle on crime." German Economic Review 13.4 (2012): 436-446. [pdf], [doi]
  5. P.J. Cook, M O'Brien, A.A. Braga, J. Ludwig. "Lessons from a partially controlled field trial." Journal of Experimental Criminology 8.3 (2012): 271-287. [doi]
  6. P.J. Cook & J. Ludwig. "The Economist's guide to crime busting." The Wilson Quarterly (Winter, 2011): 62-66. [pdf]
  7. P.J. Cook. "Post-Heller Strategies to reduce gun violence." Journal of Catholic Social Thought 8.1 (Winter, 2011): 93-110.
  8. P.J. Cook and J. MacDonald. "Public safety through private action: An economic assessment of BIDs." The Economic Journal 121.552 (May, 2011): 445-462.
  9. P.J. Cook. "Co-Production in deterring crime." Criminology & Public Policy 10.1 (February, 2011): 103-108.
  10. E. H-W Kim and P.J. Cook. "The continuing importance of children in relieving elder poverty: evidence from Korea." Ageing and Society 31 (2011). [doi]
  11. P.J. Cook. "Property crimes - yes; violence - no: Comment on Lauritsen and Heimer." Criminology & Public Policy 9.4 (November, 2010).
  12. P.J. Cook, D. Gottfredson, and C. Na. "School crime control and prevention." Crime and Justice 39 (2010): 313-440.
  13. P.J. Cook, J. Ludwig, and A. Samaha. "Gun Control After Heller: Threats and Sideshows from a Social Welfare Perspective." UCLA Law Review 56.5 (June, 2009): 1041-1093.
  14. P.J. Cook. "Crime Control in the City: A Research-Based Briefing on Public and Private Measures." Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 11.1 (March, 2009): 53-80.
  15. P.J. Cook. "Potential savings from abolition of the death penalty in North Carolina." American Law and Economics Review 10 (December 11, 2009): 1-32.  [abs]
  16. P.J. Cook, W. Cukier, and K. Krause. "The Illicit Firearms Trade in North America." Criminology & Criminal Justice 9.3 (2009): 265-286.
  17. P.J. Cook, R MacCoun, C Muschkin, and J Vigdor. "The negative impacts of starting middle school in sixth grade." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 27.1 (Winter, 2008).
  18. S.B. Sorenson and P.J. Cook. ""We've got a gun?": Comparing reports of adolescents and their parents about household firearms." Journal of Community Psychology 36.1 (January, 2008): 1-19.
  19. P.J. Cook. "A Free Lunch." Journal of Drug Policy Analysis 1.1 (2008).
  20. C. Carpenter and P.J. Cook. "Cigarette taxes and youth smoking: New evidence from national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys." Journal of Health Economics 27 (2008): 287-299.  [abs]
  21. R MacCoun, PJ Cook, C Muschkin, and J Vigdor. "Distinguishing Spurious and Real Peer Effects: Evidence from Artificial Societies, Small-Group Experiments, and Real Schoolyards." Review of Law and Economics (2008).
  22. P.J. Cook, J. Ludwig, S.A. Venkatesh, and A.A. Braga. "Underground gun markets." Economic Journal 117 (November, 2007).
  23. P.J. Cook and P. Reuter. "When is alcohol just another drug?." Addiction 98.10 (June, 2007): 1182-88.
  24. P.J. Cook and R. Hutchinson. "Smoke signals: Adolescent smoking and school continuation." Advances in Austrian Economics 10 (2007): 157-188.
  25. P.J. Cook and Jens Ludwig. "Aiming for evidence-based gun policy." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 25.3 (Summer, 2006): 691-735.
  26. PJ Cook and SB Sorenson. "The Gender Gap Among Teen Survey Respondents: Why are Boys more Likely to Report a Gun in the Home than Girls?." Journal of Quantitative Criminology (March, 2006).
  27. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "The Social Costs of Gun Ownership." Journal of Public Economics 90.1-2 (January, 2006): 379-391.
  28. P.J. Cook. "Symposium on Deterrence: Editorial Introduction." (2006).
  29. GJ Wintemute, PJ Cook, and M Wright. "Risk Factors among Handgun Retailers for Frequent and Disproportionate Sales of Guns Used in Violent and Firearm-Related Crimes." Injury Prevention (December, 2005): 357-363.
  30. PJ Cook, J Ostermann, and FA Sloan. "The Net Effect of an Alcohol Tax Increase on." American Economic Review 95.2 (May, 2005): 278-281. [online]  [abs]
  31. PJ Cook, J Ludwig, and A Braga. "Criminal Records of Homicide Offenders." Journal of the American Medical Association 294.5 (August 3, 2005): 598-601.
  32. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Principles for effective gun policy." Fordham Law Review 73.2 (November, 2004): 589-613.  [abs]
  33. PJ Cook. "Youths' involvement with guns: Motivation vs. availability." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (July, 2004): 705.
  34. D Azrael, PJ Cook, M Miller. "State and Local Prevalence of Firearms Ownership: Measurement, Structure and Trends." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 20.1 (March, 2004): 43-62.
  35. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Does Gun Prevalence Affect Teen Gun Carrying After All?." Criminology 42.1 (February, 2004): 27-54.
  36. PJ Cook. "Pricing and Taxation of Alcohol: What is the 'Right' Tax Rate? Comment on Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity." Addiction 98.10 (October, 2003): 1356-7.
  37. PJ Cook. "Meeting the Demand for Expert Advice on Drug Policy." Criminology and Public Policy 2.3 (July, 2003): 565-570. [online]  [abs]
  38. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Fact-Free Gun Policy." University of Pennsylvania Law Review 151.4 (April, 2003): 1329-1340.
  39. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "The Economics of Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol-Control Policies." Health Affairs 21.2 (March/April 2002): 120-133.  [abs]
  40. PJ Cook and JA Leitzel. "Smart Guns: A Technological Fix for Regulating the Secondary Gun Market." Contemporary Economic Problems 20.1 (January 2002): 38-49.
  41. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "The Costs of Gun Violence Against Children." The Future of Children 12.2 (Summer/Fall 2002): 87-99.  [abs]
  42. AA Braga, PJ Cook, DM Kennedy, and MH Moore. "The Illegal Supply of Firearms." Crime and Justice: A Review of Research (2002): 229-262.  [abs]
  43. J Ludwig and PJ Cook. "The Benefits of Reducing Gun Violence: Evidence from Contingent-Valuation Survey Data." Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 22.3 (2001): 207-226.
  44. PJ Cook and A Braga. "Comprehensive Firearms Tracing: Strategic and Investigative Uses of New Data on Firearms Markets." Arizona Law Review (2001).
  45. PJ Cook and A Braga. "Comprehensive Firearms Tracing: Strategic and Investigative Uses of New Data on Firearms Markets." Arizona Law Review 43.2 (2001): 277-309. (Reprinted with minor changes as "New Law Enforcement Uses for Comprehensive Firearms Trace Data" in BE Harcourt (ed.) Guns, Crime, and Punishment New York: NYU Press, 2003: 163-187)
  46. J Ludwig and PJ Cook. "Homicide and Suicide Rates Associated with Implementation of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act." Journal of the American Medical Association 284.5 (August 2, 2000): 585-591.
  47. PJ Cook, A. Parnell, MJ Moore, D Pagnini. "The Effects of Short-Term Variation in Abortion Funding on Pregnancy Outcomes." Journal of Health Economics 18.2 (1999): 241-258.  [abs]
  48. PJ Cook, B Lawrence, J Ludwig, and T Miller. "The Medical Costs of Gunshot Wounds." Journal of the American Medical Association 282.5 (1999): 447-454.
  49. PJ Cook, A Parnell, MJ Moore, and D Pagnini. "The Effects of Short-Term Variation in Abortion Funding on Pregnancy Outcomes." Journal of Health Economics 18.2 (1999): 241-258.  [abs]
  50. PJ Cook, B Lawrence, J Ludwig, and T Miller. "The Medical Costs of Gunshot Wounds." Journal of the American Medical Association 282.5 (August 4, 1999): 447-454.
  51. J Ludwig, PJ Cook, and TW Smith. "The Gender Gap in Reporting Household Gun Ownership." American Journal of Public Health 88.11 (November, 1998): 1715-1718. [online]  [abs]
  52. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Defensive Gun Uses: New Evidence from a National Survey." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 14.2 (1998): 111-131. [online]  [abs]
  53. SP Teret, DW Webster, JS Vernick, TW Smith, D Leff, GJ Wintemute, PJ Cook, DF Hawkins, AL Kellermann, SB Sorenson, and S DeFrancesco. "Support for New Policies to Regulate Firearms: Results of two national surveys." New England Journal of Medicine 339 (September 17, 1998): 813-818.  [abs]
  54. PJ Cook, J Ludwig, and D Hemenway. "The Gun Debate's New Mythical Number: How Many Defensive Uses Per Year." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 16.3 (Summer, 1997): 463-9. [online]  [abs]
  55. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Weighing the Burden of 'Acting White': Are there Race Differences in Attitudes Towards Education?." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 16.2 (Spring, 1997): 256-278. (Winner of the Vernon Prize for best paper in Volume 16) [online]  [abs]
  56. "Kids, Guns, and Public Policy." Law and Contemporary Problems 59.1 (Winter, 1996). [online]
  57. PJ Cook and J Leitzel. "Perversity, Futility, Jeopardy: An Economic Analysis of the Attack on Gun Control." Law and Contemporary Problems 59.1 (Winter, 1996): 91-118. [online]
  58. PJ Cook and T Cole. "Editorial: Strategic Thinking About Gun Markets and Violence." Journal of the American Medical Association 275.22 (June 12, 1996): 1765-7.
  59. KE Warner, PJ Cook, et al.. "Criteria for Determining an Optimal Cigarette Tax: the Economists' Perspective." Tobacco Control 4.4 (Winter, 1995): 380-86.  [abs]
  60. PJ Cook and O-J Skog. "Alcool, alcoolisme, alcoolisation" by S. Ledermann." Alcohol Health & Research World 19.1 (1995): 30-32. [online]  [abs]
  61. PJ Cook, S Molliconi, and T Cole. "Regulating Gun Markets." Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 86.1 (1995): 59-92. [online]  [abs]
  62. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "This Tax's for You." National Tax Journal (September, 1994): 559-573. [online]  [abs]
  63. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "The Gambler's Fallacy in Lottery Play." Management Science (December, 1993). [online]  [abs]
  64. PJ Cook and CT Clotfelter. "The Peculiar Scale of Economics of Lotto." American Economic Review (June, 1993): 634-643. [online]  [abs]
  65. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Violence Reduction through Restrictions on Alcohol Availability." Alcohol Health & Research World 17.2 (1993): 151-156. [online]  [abs]
  66. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Drinking and Schooling." Journal of Health Economics 12 (1993): 411-429.  [abs]
  67. PJ Cook. "Notes on the Availability and Prevalence of Firearms." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 9.3,supp (1993).  [abs]
  68. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "Lotteries in the Real World." Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 4.3 (July, 1991): 227-232. [online]  [abs]
  69. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "What Kind of Lottery for North Carolina?." Popular Government 56.4 (Spring, 1991): 25-29.  [abs]
  70. PJ Cook. "The Social Costs of Drinking." The Expert Meeting on the Negative Social Consequences of Alcohol Abuse (1991).  [abs]
  71. PJ Cook. "The Technology of Personal Violence." Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of Research 14 (1991). (Reprinted (in part) in Lee Nisbet (ed.) The Gun Control Debate: You Decide 2nd ed. (Chicago: Prometheus Books, 2001)  [abs]
  72. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "Redefining 'Success' in the State Lottery Business." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 9.1 (Winter, 1990): 99-104. [online]  [abs]
  73. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "On the Economics of State Lotteries." Journal of Economic Perspectives (Fall, 1990): 105-120. (Reprinted (in shorter version) in The Conference Board Economic Times 2(4), April 1991. Reprinted (in revised version) in Samuel H. Baker and Catherine s. Elliott, eds. Readings in Public Finance 2nd ed., Cincinnati: South-Western College Publishers, 1997, 457-472) [online]  [abs]
  74. DC Chapman, PJ Cook et al.. "The Cultural Dimensions of Alcohol Policy Worldwide." Health Affairs (Summer, 1989): 48-62.
  75. PJ Cook. "Increasing the Federal Excise Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages." Journal of Health Economics 7.1 (March, 1988): 89-91.
  76. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "Implicit Taxation in Lottery Finance." National Tax Journal (December, 1987). [online]  [abs]
  77. PJ Cook and JH Laub. "The (Surprising) Stability of Youth Crime Rates." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 2.3 (September, 1986): 265-278.  [abs]
  78. PJ Cook. "The Relationship Between Victime Resistance and Injury in Noncommercial Robbery." Journal of Legal Studies XV.1 (June, 1986): 405-416. [online]
  79. PJ Cook and G Zarkin. "Homicide and Economic Conditions." Journal of Quantitative Criminology 2.1 (March, 1986).  [abs]
  80. PJ Cook. "The Demand and Supply of Criminal Opportunities." Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of Research 7 (1986): 1-28.  [abs]
  81. PJ Cook. "Is Robbery Becoming More Violent? An Analysis of Robbery Murder Trends Since 1968." Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 76.2 (Summer, 1985): 480-489. [online]
  82. JQ Wilson and PJ Cook. "Unemployment and Crime--What is the Connection?." The Public Interest 79 (Spring, 1985): 3-8.
  83. PJ Cook. "The Case of the Missing Victims: Gunshot Woundings in the National Crime Survey." Journal of Quantitative Criminology (March, 1985): 91-102.  [abs]
  84. PJ Cook and JW Vaupel. "What Policy Analysts Do: Three Research Styles." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 4.3 (Spring, 1985): 427-8. [online]  [abs]
  85. PJ Cook and G Zarkin. "Crime and the Business Cycle." Journal of Legal Studies (January, 1985). [online]
  86. PJ Cook. "The Use of Criminal Statutes to Regulate Product Safety: Comment on Wheeler." Journal of Legal Studies (August, 1984): 619-622. [online]
  87. PJ Cook and G Tauchen. "The Effect of Minimum Drinking Age Legislation on Youthful Auto Fatalities, 1970-77." Journal of Legal Studies 13 (January, 1984): 169-190. [online]
  88. P.J. Cook. "The Influence of Gun Availability on Violent Crime Patterns." Crme and Justice: An Annual Review of Research 4 (1983): 49-90.
  89. PJ Cook. "Alcohol Taxes as a Public Health Measure." British Journal of Addiction (September, 1982): 245-250. (and in Marcus Grant, Martin Plant, and Alan Williams, eds. Economics and Alcohol, Croom Helm Ltd. 1983) [online]  [abs]
  90. PJ Cook and G Tauchen. "The Effect of Liquor Taxes on Heavy Drinking." Bell Journal of Economics (Autumn 1982): 379-390. [online]  [abs]
  91. PJ Cook. "The 'Saturday Night Special': An Assessment of Alternative Definitions from a Policy Perspective." Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 72.4 (Winter, 1981): 1735-1745. [online]
  92. PJ Cook. "Guns and Crime: the Power of Long Division." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (Fall, 1981): 120-125. [online]  [abs]
  93. PJ Cook and J Blose. "State Programs for Screening Handgun Buyers." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (May, 1981): 80-91. (Reprinted in M. Gittell, ed. State Politics and the New Federalism (NY: Longman, 1986)  [abs]
  94. PJ Cook. "Reducing Injury and Death Rates in Robbery." Policy Analysis 6.1 (Winter, 1980): 21-45.  [abs]
  95. PJ Cook. "Research in Criminal Deterrence: Laying the Groundwork for the Second Decade." Crime and Justice: Ann Annual Review of Research 2 (1980): 211-268.  [abs]
  96. PJ Cook. "The Clearance Rate as a Measure of Criminal Justice System Effectiveness." Journal of Public Economics 11 (1979): 135-142. (and in Egon Bittner and Sheldon L. Messinger, eds. Criminology Review Yearbook, Volume 2, Sage Publications, 1980)  [abs]
  97. PJ Cook. "The Effect of Gun Availability on Robbery and Robbery Murder: A Cross-Section Study of Fifty Cities." Policy Studies Review Annual 3 (1979): 743-781. (Also published in Hearings: see above)
  98. PJ Cook. "The Value of Human Life in the Demand for Safety: Comment." The American Economic Review (September, 1978): 710-711. [online]  [abs]
  99. PJ Cook. "Punishment and Crime: A Critique of Recent Findings on the Preventive Effects of Punishment." Law and Contemporary Problems (Winter, 1977): 164-204. (and in Ralph Andreano and John Siegfried, eds. The Economics of Crime, John Wiley, 1980, 137-180) [online]
  100. PJ Cook and D Graham. "The Demand for Insurance and Protection: The Case of Irreplaceable Commodities." Quarterly Journal of Economics (February, 1977): 143-156. (Reprinted in Georges Dionne and Scott Harrington (eds.) Foundations of Insurance Economics Kluwer Academic Press, 1991) [online]  [abs]
  101. PJ Cook. "The Correctional Carrot: The Prospect of Reducing Recidivism through Improved Job Opportunities." Policy Analysis (January, 1975): 11-54.  [abs]
  102. PJ Cook and Robert H Frank. "The Effect of Unemployment Dispersion on the Rate of Wage Inflation." Journal of Monetary Economics 1 (1975): 241-249.
  103. PJ Cook. "A 'One Line' Proof of the Slutsky Equation." The American Economic Review (March, 1972): 139. [online]  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. P.J. Cook, D.C. Gottfredson, and C. Na. "School crime statistics." (forthcoming) Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Ed. G.J.N. Bruinsma and D.L. Weisburd Springer Science+Business Media, 2014
  2. PJ Cook, S Machin , O Marie and G Mastrobuoni,. "Crime Economics in its Fifth Decade." Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?. Ed. PJ Cook, S Machin , O Marie and G Mastrobuoni, MIT Press, 2013
  3. S. Bushway, P.J. Cook, M. Phillips. "The net effect of the business cycle on crime and violence." Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community. Ed. R. Rosenfeld, M. Edberg, X. Fang, C.S. Florence NYU Press, 2013: 23-52.
  4. P.J. Cook and J. Ludwig. "The limited impact of the Brady Act: evaluation and implications." Reducing Gun Violence in America. Ed. Daniel W. Webster and Jon S. Vernick JHU Press, 2013: 21-32.
  5. D. Gottfredson, P.J. Cook, and C. Na. "School-based crime prevention." The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention. Ed. Brandon C. Walsh and David P. Farrington Oxford University Press, 2012: 269-287.
  6. P.J. Cook, A.A. Braga and MH Moore. "Gun Control." Crime and Public Policy. Ed. J.Q. Wilson and J. Petersilia Oxford University Press, 2011: 257-293.
  7. P.J. Cook and J. Ludwig. "Economical Crime Control." Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs. Ed. P.J. Cook, J. Ludwig, and J. McCrary University of Chicago Press, 2011
  8. P.J. Cook and J. MacDonald. "The role of private action in controlling crime." Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs. Ed. P.J. Cook, J. Ludwig, and J. McCrary University of Chicago Press, 2011
  9. P.J. Cook and Maeve Gearing. "The minimum drinking age: 21 as an artifact." College Student Drinking and Drug Use: Multiple Perspectives on a Complex Problem. Ed. Helene R. White & David L. Rabiner Guilford Press, 2011
  10. Frank J. Chaloupka, Phillip J. Cook, Richard M. Peck, John A. Tauras. "Enhancing compliance with tobacco control policies." After Tobacco: What Would Happen if Americans Stopped Smoking?. Ed. Peter Bearman, Kathryn Neckerman, and Leslie Wright Columbia University Press, 2011: 325-350.
  11. P.J. Cook. "Comment on "What do economists know about crime?"." The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America. Ed. R DiTella, S Edwards, & E Schargrodsky University of Chicago Press, 2010: 302-304.
  12. Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig, and Adam Samaha. "Gun control after Heller: Litigating against regulation." Regulation versus Litigation. Ed. Daniel Kessler University of Chicago Press, 2010: 103-135.
  13. P.J. Cook. "Leave the minimum drinking age to the states." Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy. Ed. Natasha A. Frost, Joshua D. Freilich, and Todd R. Clear Wadsworth, 2009
  14. C.T. Clotfelter and P.J. Cook. "Ends and Means in State Lotteries: The Importance of a Good Cause." Gambling: Mapping the American Moral Landscape. Ed. Alan Wolfe and Eric C. Owens Baylor University Press, 2009
  15. P.J. Cook. "Crime." Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America. Ed. Robert P. Inman Princeton University Press, 2009: 297-327.
  16. P.J. Cook. "Robbery." Handbook on Crime and Public Policy. Ed. Michael Tonry Oxford University Press, 2009
  17. P.J. Cook and J. Ludwig. "Firearm Violence." Handbook on Crime and Public Policy. Ed. Michael Tonry Oxford University Press, 2009
  18. P.J. Cook. "Acting white." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity Jr. 2nd2008
  19. P.J. Cook. "Use and control of firearms." Encyclopedia of Law & Society. Ed. David S. Clark Sage Publications Inc., 2007
  20. R.H. Frank and P.J. Cook. "The Winner-Take-All Society." The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity Jr. 2ndGale, 2007
  21. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Assigning Youths to Minimize Total Harm." Deviant Peer Influences in Programs for Youth. Ed. K.A. Dodge, T. J. Dishion and J. Lansford The Guilford Press, 2006: 67-89.
  22. PJ Cook and N Khmilevska. "Cross-National Patterns in Crime Rates." Crime and Punishment in Western Countries, 1980-1999. Ed. Michael Tonry and David P. Farrington Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005: 331-345.
  23. PJ Cook, J Ludwig. "The Effects of the Brady Act on Gun Violence." Guns, Crime and Punishment in America. Ed. B.E. Harcourt NYU Press, 2003: 283-298.
  24. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "The Effects of Gun Prevalance on Burglary: Deterrence vs Inducement." Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. J Ludwig and PJ Cook Brookings Institution Press, 2003: 74-118.
  25. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Pragmatic Gun Policy." Evaluating Gun Policy. Ed. J Ludwig and PJ Cook Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003: 1-37.
  26. PJ Cook. ""Comment" on "Catching Cheating Teachers"." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2003. Ed. William G. Gale and Janet Rothenberg Pack Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003: 210-215.
  27. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "Litigation as Regulation: Firearms." Regulation Through Litigation. Ed. WK Viscusi Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2002
  28. PJ Cook and JH Laub. "After the Epidemic: Recent Trends in Youth Violence in the United States." Crime and Justice: A Review of Research. Ed. Michael Tonry Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2002: 117-153.  [abs]
  29. PJ Cook, MH Moore, and A Braga. "Gun Control." Crime: Public Policies For Crime Control. Ed. James Q. Wilson and Joan Petersilia ICS Press, Oakland CA, 2002: 291-329.
  30. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Environment and Persistence in Youthful Drinking Patterns." Risky Behavior Among Youths: An Economic Analysis. Ed. J. Gruber Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001: 375-437.
  31. PJ Cook. "Forward." Costs and Benefits of Preventing Crime. Ed. BC Welsh, DP Farrington, and LW Sherman Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001
  32. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Alcohol." Handbook of Health Economics. Ed. AJ Culyer and JP Newhouse New York: North-Holland, 2000: 1629-1673.
  33. AL Kellermann and PJ Cook. "Armed and Dangerous: Guns in American Homes." Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American History. Ed. MA Bellesiles New York University Press, 1999: 425-440.
  34. PJ Cook. "The Unprecedented Epidemic in Youth Violence." Youth Violence. Ed. Michael Tonry and Mark H. Moore University of Chicago Press, 1998: 101-138.
  35. PJ Cook. "The Epidemic of Youth Gun Violence." Perspectives on Crime and Violence: 1997-1998 Lecture Series. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice, 1998: 107-125.  [abs]
  36. P.J. Cook and J Leitzel. "Gun Control." New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and Law. 1998
  37. PJ Cook and MH Moore. "Guns, Gun Control, and Homicide: A Review of Research and Public Policy." Homicide: A Sourcebook of Social Research. Sage Publications, 1998: 277-296. Also in M. Dwayne Smith and Margaret A. Zahn, eds., Studying and Preventing Homicide: Issues and Challenges, Sage Publications, 1998, 246-273
  38. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. "The Burden of 'Acting White': Do Black Adolescents Disparage Academic Achievement." The Black-White Test Score Gap. Ed. Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC, 1998: 375-400.
  39. PJ Cook and RH Frank. "The Economic Payoff of Attending an Ivy-League Institution." Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror. Ed. Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic Temple University Press, 1997
  40. PJ Cook. "Social Costs of Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Abuse" and "Tax Laws, Alcohol." The Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol. Ed. J.H. Jaffe New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1996
  41. PJ Cook and MH Moore. "Gun Control." Crime. Ed. James Q. Wilson and Joan Petersilia San Francisco: ICS Press, 1995: 267-294.
  42. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Taxation of Alcoholic Beverages." Economic Research on the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems. Ed. M. Hilton and G. Bloss NIAAA, NIH Publication No. 93-3513, 1993: 33-58.  [abs]
  43. PJ Cook and MJ Moore. "Economic Perspectives on Reducing Alcohol-Related Violence." Alcohol and Interpersonal Viiolence: Fostering Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Susan E. Martin NIH Publication No. 93-3496, 1993: 193-212.
  44. PJ Cook and RH Frank. "The Growing Concentration of Top Students at Elite Schools." Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education. Ed. Charles T. Clotfelter and Michael Rothschild Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993
  45. CT Clotfelter and PJ Cook. "Lotteries." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. Ed. Peter Newman, Murray Milgate, and John Eatwell Macmillan Press, London, 1992
  46. PJ Cook. "Comment." Preventing Automobile Injury: New Findings for Evaluation Research. Ed. John D. Graham Dover, MA: Auburn House Publishing Company, 1988: 181-183.
  47. PJ Cook. "The Impact of Distilled Spirits Taxes on Consumption, Auto Fatalities and Cirrhosis Mortality." Control Issues in Alcohol Abuse Prevention: Strategies for States and Communities. Ed. Harold D. Holder, Advances in Substance Abuse, Suppl. 1 Jai Press, Greenwich, CT, 1987: 159-167.
  48. PJ Cook. "The Economics of Criminal Sanctions." Sanctions and Rewards in the Legal System. Ed. Martin L. Friedland University of Toronto Press, 1987  [abs]
  49. PJ Cook and JH Laub. "Trends in Child Abuse and Juvenile Delinquency." From Children to Citizens: The Role of the Juvenile Court. Ed. Francis X. Hartman Springer-Verlag, New York, 1987: 109-127.  [abs]
  50. PJ Cook. "Notes on an Accounting Scheme for the Juvenile Correctional System." From Children to Citizens: The Role of the Juvenile Court. Ed. Francis X. Hartman Springer-Verlag, New York, 1987: 362-370.
  51. PJ Cook. "Robbery Violence."  1987: 357-376. [online]
  52. PJ Cook. "Criminal Incapacitation Effects Considered in a Adaptive Choice Framework." The Reasoning Criminal. Ed. Derek Cornish and Ron Clarke New York: Springer-Verlag, 1986: 202-216.  [abs]
  53. PJ Cook. "Increasing the Federal Alcohol Excise Tax." Toward the Prevention of Alcohol Problems: Government, Business, and Community Action. Ed. Dean Gerstein National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1984: 24-32.
  54. PJ Cook. "The Economics of Alcohol Consumption and Abuse." Alcoholism and Related Problems: Issues for the American Public. Ed. Louis Jolyon West Prentice-Hall, 1984: 56-77.
  55. PJ Cook. "Costs of Crime." Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. Ed. Sanford H. Kadish Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983
  56. PJ Cook. "The Role of Firearms in Violent Crime." Criminal Violence. Ed. Marvin E. Wolfgang and Neil A. Weiner Sage Publications, 1982: 236-289.
  57. PJ Cook. "The Effect of Gun Availability on Violent Crime Patterns." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. May, 1981 and in Federal Regulation of Firearms (A Report prepared by Congressional Research Service for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee) USGPO, May 1982; and in Neil Alan Weiner, Margaret A. Zahn and Rita J. Sagi, eds., Violence: Patterns, Causes, Public Policy (San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990  [abs]
  58. PJ Cook and K Hawley. "North Carolin's Pistol Permit Law: An Evaluation." Popular Government. May, 1981: 1-6.  [abs]
  59. PJ Cook. "The Effect of Liquor Taxes on Drinking, Cirrhosis, and Auto Fatalities."  Ed. Mark Moore and Dean Gerstein National Academy of Sciences, 1981: 255-285. and in Richard Zeckhauser and Derek Leebaert, eds. What Role for Government? Duke University Press, 1983, 203-220; [online]
  60. PJ Cook. "The Implications of Deterrence and Incapacitation Research for Policy Evaluation." An Anatomy of Criminal Justice. Ed. Cleon Foust and Robert Webster D.C. Health, Lexington, 1980: 55-77.
  61. PJ Cook. "A Strategic Choice Analysis of Robbery." Sample Surveys of the Victims of Crimes. Ed. Wesley Skogan Ballinger, 1976: 173-187.

Book Reviews

  1. P.J. Cook. Craig Whitney's Living With Guns.  New York Times (December 26, 2012).
  2. P.J. Cook. The Economics of Crime by Harold Winter.  Journal of Economic Literature (September, 2009).
  3. P.J. Cook. The Demand for Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana: International Evidence by S. Selvanathan and E.A. Selvanathan.  Addiction 102.5 (May, 2007): 830.
  4. PJ Cook. Can Gun Control Work? by James Jacobs.  Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 23.1 (Fall, 2004): 198-201.
  5. PJ Cook. Drug War Heresues by Robert J. MacCoun and Peter Reuter.  Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 21.2 (Spring 2002): 303-306.
  6. PJ Cook. What Price Fame? by Tyler Cowen.  Journal of Economic Literature (September, 2001): 933-935.
  7. PJ Cook. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Heroin Maintenance Treatment.  Addiction 96 (2001): 1071-1072.

Op-eds

  1. P.J. Cook. How we can reduce gun violence.  Chronicle of Higher Education (January 8, 2013). [available here]
  2. P.J. Cook. Gun Point.  Times of India - Education Times (December 24, 2012).
  3. P.J. Cook and J. Ludwig. How to cut gun death toll.  CNN.com (January 12, 2011). [html]
  4. P.J. Cook and J. Ludwig. Five myths about gun control.  Washington Post (June 13, 2010). [html]
  5. C.T. Clotfelter and P.J. Cook. OpEd.  News & Observer (March 1, 2007).
  6. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. What did the sniper case teach us? Lessons in Gun Control.  New and Observer (November 3, 2002): 25A.
  7. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. Protecting the Public in Presidential Style.  News & Observer (June 10, 2001).
  8. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. Toward Smarter Gun Laws.  The Christian Science Monitor (February 6, 2001).
  9. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. Has the Brady Act Been Successful?.  The Charlotte Observer (August 15, 2000).
  10. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Pieces.  The News & Observer (Raleigh) (February 14, 1999).
  11. PJ Cook and Robert Frank. USA Today.  October 9, 1995
  12. PJ Cook with Robert Frank. Washington Post.  November 12, 1995
  13. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Pieces.  San Diego Union (April, 1991).
  14. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Pieces.  The News and Observer (Raleigh) (May 27, 1990).
  15. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Pieces.  Newsday (July 24, 1990).
  16. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Piece.  The Atlanta Constitution (February 12, 1989).
  17. PJ Cook with Charles T Clotfelter. OpEd. Piece.  New York Times (August 20, 1987).
  18. PJ Cook. Making Handguns Harder to Hide.  The Christian Science Monitor (May 29, 1981).

Monographs

  1. PJ Cook and J Ludwig. Guns in America: Results of a Comprehensive National Survey on Firearms Ownership and Use. Washington, D.C.: The Police Foundation, 1997.  [abs]
  2. PJ Cook and D Slawson. The Costs of Processing Murder Cases in North Carolina. Administrative Office of the Courts, Raleigh, NC, 1993. [pdf]
  3. PJ Cook. Robbery in the United States. National Institute of Justice, September, 1983.
  4.  Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Edited by PJ Cook. Issue entitled "Gun Control"  May, 1981.
  5. PJ Cook and D Nagin. Does the Weapon Matter? An Evaluation of a Weapon - Emphasis Policy in the Prosecution of Violent Offenders. Institute of Law and Social Research, Washington, DC, 1979.

Other

  1. P.J. Cook. "Foreward." Experimental Criminology: Prospects for Advancing Science and Public Policy Cambridge University Press. (2013): ix-xi.
  2. P.J. Cook. "Q&A on Firearms Availability, Carrying, and Misuse." Government, Law and Policy Journal 14.1 New York State Bar Association. (Summer, 2012): 77-81.
  3. P.J. Cook. "Alcohol Retail Privatization: A Commentary." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 42.4 (April, 2012): 430-432.
  4. P.J. Cook. "The Impact of Drug Market Pulling Levers Policing on Neighborhood Violence An Evaluation of the High Point Drug Market Intervention." Criminology & Public Policy 11.2 (2012): 161-164.  [author's comments]
  5. P.J. Cook. "Commentary: Evidence from a high-income country." Addiction (2012).
  6. P.J. Cook and J. Luwig. "More prisoners vs. more crime is the wrong question." Brookings Policy Brief .185 (December, 2011).
  7. P.J. Cook, symposium editor. "Explaining the growth in the prison population." Criminology & Public Policy 8.1 (February, 2009).
  8. P.J. Cook, special editor. "Symposium on deterrence: editorial introduction." Criminology & Public Policy 5.3 (August, 2007): 413-416.
  9. PJ Cook. "State Lotteries at the Turn of the Century: Report to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission." (June 1, 1999).  [abs]
  10. PJ Cook and Robert Frank. "Chronicle of Higher Education." (January 5, 1996).
  11. PJ Cook and Robert Frank. "Washington Monthly." (December, 1995).
  12. "Recommendations Concerning Administration and Rate Structure for Excise Taxation in Romania." Distributed by Tax Advisory Program, US Treasury Department. (August, 1994).
  13. PJ Cook. "Comment." Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Microeconomics (1994): 162-166.
  14. PJ Cook. "Discussion" (on Martin Bailey's paper on Safety Decisions and Insurance)." American Economics Association Papers and Proceedings (May, 1978): 300.
  15. PJ Cook. "Causal Linkages between Gun Control Ordinances and Crime: A Conceptualization and Review of the Literature." Hearings on the Treasury Department's proposed fun regulations before the Subcommittee on Crime, Commitee on the Judiciacy, U.S. House of Representatives, 95th Congress, 2nd Session, Appendix 4. (May 4 and 18, 1978).

Philip J. Cook