The Racialized Consequences of Jail Incarceration on Local Labor Markets

  title={The Racialized Consequences of Jail Incarceration on Local Labor Markets},
  author={Christopher Thomas},
  journal={Race and Justice},
As a racialized labor market institution, the criminal justice system shapes racial patterns in local labor markets through processes of exclusion and marginalization. How do local county jails contribute to these dynamics? To examine that question, the relationship between county-level jail and employment rates is examined across the U.S. between 2007 and 2017. The study uses a System Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) dynamic panel model approach that structurally controls for simultaneous… 



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