Session 46:
Crime and the Labor Market

Thursday, April 30
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Cadillac A
Level 5

Chair: Harold Pollack, University of Chicago
Discussant: Shawn Bushway, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  1. Transitional Jobs for Former Prisoners: Who Succeeds in These Programs? Results from a Random Assignment Evaluation of the Center for Employment OpportunitiesCindy Redcross, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC); Janine M. Zweig, Urban Institute; Jennifer Yahner, Urban Institute

  2. Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal MarketTrevon D. Logan, Ohio State University; Manisha Shah, University of Melbourne

  3. Effect of Employer Access to Criminal History Data on the Labor Market Outcomes of Ex-Offenders and Non-OffendersKeith Finlay, Tulane University

  4. The Effects of Poverty on the Susceptibility to Crime in South AfricaD. Mark Anderson, University of Washington

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