“How Locking Up Adolescents Contributes to Crime”


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How Locking Up Adolescents Contributes to Crime

Published on: July 25, 2013

http://www.chicagoappleseed.org/how-locking-up-adolescents-contributes-to-crime/

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Posted Under: Community Justice

Tags: alternatives to incarceration, Community Courts, economics, Freakonomics, juvenile department of corrections, juvenile detention, juvenile justice

In June, Anna Aizer and Joseph Doyle, in conjuction with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts released a working paper on rates of incarceration for juvenile offenders and how they correlate with future criminal acts: Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital And Future Crime: Evidence From Randomly-Assigned Judges (.pdf). As Freakonomics blog put it: “a deterrence argument in favor of juvenile incarceration doesn’t hold much water.” ….

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http://www.chicagoappleseed.org/how-locking-up-adolescents-contributes-to-crime/

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