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The evidence on crime and policing

The evidence on crime and policing

Update: 2020-07-247
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Texas A&M's Jennifer Doleac joins Matt to explain what we know (and don't know) about criminal justice.


Resources:

"How to Fix Policing" by Jennifer Doleac, Niskanen Center

"How to Make a Police Force More Diverse" by Jennifer Doleac, Bloomberg

"Changing Police Recruitment Messages Attracts a Larger and More Diverse Applicant Pool" by Jennifer Doleac, CCJ

"Making Fair and Respected Cops: Procedural Justice Training in Chicago Proves Successful" by Jennifer Doleac, CCJ

"Encouraging desistance from crime" by Jennifer Doleac

"The Unintended Consequences of “Ban the Box”: Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories Are Hidden" by Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M) & Benjamin Hansen (Univ. or Oregon)


Guest:

Jennifer Doleac (@jenniferdoleac), Economics professor, Texas A&M / Host of the Probable Causation podcast

Hosts:

Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox


Credits:

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

The Weeds is a Vox Media Podcast Network production


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Jemi Assefa

it would be great to get reference to some of the statics and Data discussed

Aug 19th
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