Publication Date
June 17, 2005
David B Kopel, Paul Gallant, Joanne D. Eisen
Underdevelopment, right to arms, Zambia, Kenya, AIDS, Malaria, DDT
Using case studies from Latin America, Kenya, and Zambia, this article examines the claim of gun prohibition advocates that the presence of small arms is a cause of economic underdevelopment. The article also details the harmful effects of UN policy regarding malaria and AIDS in the Third World.
Recommended Citation
Kopel, David B. and Kopel, David B. and Gallant, Paul and Eisen, Joanne D., Does the Right to Bear Arms Impede or Promote Economic Development. Engage, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 85-100, 2005, Available at SSRN:

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