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A number of advocates support ban-the-box laws, in spite of a lack of demonstrable evidence that these laws work, or contrary...
A paper from Evan K. Rose (U.C. Berkley) was published in the University of Chicago’s Journal of Labor Economics in 2021,...
In 2021, CDIA opposed a bill that would dramatically reduce the ability of employers and landlords to conduct criminal background checks...
Walter Olsen, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, wrote a piece in January...
Ryan Sherrard is a professor in the Department of Economics at U.C. Santa Barbara and a Ph.D. candidate in Economics. Sherrard...
In December 2019, the NCLC issued a report, Broken Records Redux: How Errors by Criminal Background Check Companies Continue to Harm...
Prof. Jennifer Doleac is an Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University, Director of the Justice Tech Lab, a Research Fellow at IZA, and...
On March 13, 2019, there was a joint hearing of two subcommittees on the U.S. House Committee on Government Reform and...
Prof. Jennifer Doleac is an Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University, Director of the Justice Tech Lab, a Research Fellow...
Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Racial Discrimination: A Field Experiment, which appeared in the Feb. 2018 edition of The Quarterly...
In 2016, two senior economists at the Boston Fed wrote a paper, The Effect of Changing Employers’ Access to Criminal Histories...
Dr. Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M) and Benjamin Hansen (Univ. of Oregon) wrote a paper, The Unintended Consequences of ‘Ban the Box’:...
In 2011, Dr. Jeff Sedgwick, criminologist and former director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) at the U.S. Department of Justice, wrote an Op-Ed, Employment Background Checks Reduce Discrimination.
In July 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) started down a long road to examine arrest and conviction records...
In 2011, Dr. Jeff Sedgwick, criminologist and former director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) at the U.S. Department of Justice, wrote a paper, Overview of Selected Current Research on Employment and Crime and on the Causes of Reoffending.