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Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

Labor Force Participation, Labor Markets & Crime

  • Organization: US Department of Justice
  • Author: Robert D. Crutchfield, et al
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Friday, May 12, 2006
  • Submitted: Wednesday, June 27, 2007
  • Attachment(s): PDF
The intent of this project was to examine the relationship between labor market experience and crime. In particular it is a study on how an individuals' employment and educational circumstance affects the likelihood of engaging in acts of common crime. It also studies how the characteristics of residential neighborhoods interact with individual characteristics to affect criminal involvement.

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