Prof. Manuel Eisner & Dr David K. Humphreys' Research on the Licencing Act in the news

Professor Manuel Eisner and Dr David K. Humphreys (University of Oxford) have been in the news regarding their research on licencing laws and violence

For more information about the discussion see:

Social Science and Medicine publication: ‘Do flexible alcohol trading hours reduce violence? A theory-based natural experiment in alcohol policy’
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953613006503

Cambridge University News
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/violence-rates-unaffected-by-24-hour-licensing-laws

The Metro
http://metro.co.uk/2013/12/02/24-hour-drinking-failed-to-stop-street-violence-4209402/

The Times (subscription required):
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3937478.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2013_12_01

The Morning Advertiser
http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/General-News/Introduction-of-24-hour-drinking-failed-to-curb-alcohol-related-violence?utm_source=AddThis&utm_medium=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialMedia/#.Upxge72oa5Q.twitter

Video Discussion on Sky News
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/video/binge-britain-violent-ever-070105893.html

For upto one week from the date of this article, you may also find the radio coverage of the Classic FM interview on their 'Listen Again' service http://www.classicfm.com/radio/player/

Read more

Humphreys, D. K., Eisner, M. P., Wiebe, D. J. (2013). Evaluating the impact of flexible alcohol trading hours on violence: An interrupted time series analysis. PLOS ONE, 8 (2), e55581.

Humphreys, D. K., & Eisner, M. P. (2012). Do flexible opening hours reduce violence? An assessment of a natural experiment in alcohol policy. The Lancet, Vol. 380, S49.

Humphreys, D. K., Ogilvie, D. (2012). Social inequalities in physical activity: do environmental and policy interventions help to reduce the gap? A pilot systematic review. The Lancet, Vol. 380, S50.

Eisner, M. P. & Humphreys, D.K. (2011). Measuring conflict of interest in prevention and intervention research – a feasibility study in T. Bliesener, A. Beelmann & M. Stemmler (eds.), Antisocial behaviour and crime. Contributions of developmental and evaluation research to prevention and intervention. Göttingen, London: Hogrefe International.

Humphreys, D.K., & Eisner, M. P. (2010). Evaluating a natural experiment in alcohol policy: the Licensing Act (2003) and the requirement for attention to implementation. Criminology & Public Policy, Vol. 9., Issue 1.

Humphreys, D.K., & Eisner, M. P. (2010). Trend analysis of crime in Manchester 2004-2008: Observing the impact of the Licensing Act (2003). An independent report for the Greater Manchester Police.
Humphreys, D. K. (2009). Nightlife and Crime by Phil Hadfield (Book Review), Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Vol. 11, Issue 3.

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