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THE CRIMINAL AND LABOR MARKET IMPACTS OF INCARCERATION
This paper investigates the preand post-release impacts of incarceration on criminal behavior, economic wellbeing and family formation using new data from Harris County, Texas. The research designExpand
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Asymptotic Behavior of a t-Test Robust to Cluster Heterogeneity
Abstract For a cluster-robust t-statistic under cluster heterogeneity we establish that the cluster-robust t-statistic has a gaussian asymptotic null distribution and develop the effective number ofExpand
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College Football Games and Crime
There is a great deal of anecdotal evidence that college football games can lead to aggressive and destructive behavior by fans. However, to date, no empirical study has attempted to document theExpand
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Good Jobs and Recidivism
I estimate the impact of employment opportunities on recidivism among 1.7 million offenders released from a California state prison between 1993 and 2009. The institutional structure of theExpand
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The Value of a Healthy Home: Lead Paint Remediation and Housing Values
The presence of lead paint significantly impairs cognitive and behavioral development, yet little is known about the value to households of avoiding this residence-specific environmental health risk.Expand
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Diversion in the Criminal Justice System
This paper provides the first causal estimates on the popular, cost-saving practice of diversion in the criminal justice system, an intervention that provides offenders with a second chance to avoidExpand
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Economics of Incarceration
Incarceration rates have more than doubled in Australia over the past several decades, with a dramatic increase since 2010. There are many mechanisms by which these changes in imprisonment exert aExpand
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Life after Lead: Effects of Early Interventions for Children Exposed to Lead
Lead pollution is consistently linked to cognitive and behavioral impairments, yet little is known about the benefits of public health interventions for children exposed to lead. This paper estimatesExpand
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Assessing cross‐reactivity of Junín virus‐directed neutralizing antibodies
ABSTRACT Arenaviruses cause several viral hemorrhagic fevers endemic to Africa and South America. The respective causative agents are classified as biosafety level (BSL) 4 pathogens. Unlike for mostExpand
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Diversion in the Criminal Justice System : Regression Discontinuity Evidence on Court Deferrals
The historically unprecedented size of the U.S. criminal justice system has necessitated the development of diversion programs to reduce caseloads as a cost containment strategy. Court deferrals,Expand
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