An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk Program

@article{Coviello2015AnEA,
  title={An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in the New York Police Department’s Stop-and-Frisk Program},
  author={Decio Coviello and Nicola G. Persico},
  journal={The Journal of Legal Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={315 - 360}
}
We introduce a model to explore the identification of two distinct sources of bias in the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program: the police officer making the stop decisions and the police chief allocating personnel across precincts. We analyze 10 years of data from the stop-and-frisk program in light of this theoretical framework. We find that white pedestrians are slightly less likely than African American pedestrians to be arrested conditional on being stopped. We interpret… Expand
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