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Joseph Richardson interviewed about firearm injury

The American University Radio(WAMU) recently covered the current firearm injury issue in America. Victoria Chamberlain wrote, "A 2017 report by the Urban Institute found that gun homicide surges have a strong correlation with economic outcomes in the District. Every 10 additional gunshots in a census tract each year is associated with 20 fewer jobs among new establishments, one less new business opening, and one more business closing the same year."

Faculty Associate Joseph Richardson pointed out that "“For almost 25 years there was no funding for gun violence research, which affected the pipeline of gun violence researchers,” Richardson says. “What emerging scholar would enter a field of research where there was no promise of funding?”

See the complete story at WAMU