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Ryan Sherrard is a professor in the Department of Economics at U.C. Santa Barbara and a Ph.D. candidate in Economics.  Sherrard wrote a paper, ‘Ban the Box’ Policies and Criminal Recidivism (January 6, 2020).  Sherrard’s paper was noted in an editorial in the Chicago Tribune, Helping hand for ex-offenders can actually hold them back, Jan. 24, 2020.  Walter Olsen, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, wrote about Sherrard’s paper in More Evidence That “Ban the Box” Laws Don’t Work (Jan. 22, 2020).