FIGURE 6-2 Year-by-year estimates of the percentage change in aggregate crime (normalized to adoption date of right-to-carry law, year 0).

——Estimate,——o——bottom of 95% confidence interval (CI),—|—Top of 95% CI

sensibly attribute the estimates from trend models in the literature to the adoption of right-to-carry laws.

Are the Results Sensitive to Controls?

The final two rows of Table 6-5 present two sets of results obtained by the committee when estimating models identical to those of Model 6.1, but excluding socioeconomic and demographic controls. We include only the



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