State-wide panel data from 2000-2010 that has information on castle-doctrine, the so-called "stand-your-ground" laws that were implemented by 20 states.

castle

Format

A data frame with 550 rows and 5 variables:

sid

state id, unit of observation

year

time in panel data

l_homicide

log of the number of homicides per capita

effyear

year that castle doctrine is passed

post

0/1 variable for when castle doctrine is active

time_til

time relative to castle doctrine being passed into law