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Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organisations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime

Overview of attention for article published in Economic Journal, November 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 2,283)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
28 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
987 tweeters
facebook
19 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
5 Google+ users
reddit
10 Redditors

Citations

dimensions_citation
22 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
107 Mendeley
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Title
Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organisations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime
Published in
Economic Journal, November 2017
DOI 10.1111/ecoj.12521
Authors

Evelina Gavrilova, Takuma Kamada, Floris Zoutman

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 107 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 21 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 17%
Student > Bachelor 11 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 7%
Researcher 7 7%
Other 23 21%
Unknown 19 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 25 23%
Social Sciences 23 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 6 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 4%
Other 18 17%
Unknown 26 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1026. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 April 2021.
All research outputs
#7,553
of 17,457,801 outputs
Outputs from Economic Journal
#1
of 2,283 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#211
of 278,445 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Economic Journal
#1
of 20 outputs
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