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Criminal recidivism after prison and electronic monitoring
(University of Chicago Press, 2013-02)
We study criminal recidivism in Argentina by focusing on the re-arrest rates of two groups: individuals released from prison and individuals released from electronic monitoring. Detainees are randomly assigned to judges, ...
The Impact of Prison Labor Programs on Recidivism: The Case of Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
We estimate the effect of prison labor programs on recidivism using a nationwide census-based dataset of all prison inmates released in 2010 in Chile and tracked for two years after release. Because participation in ...
Recidivism and Desistance in Young Offenders: Criminal Trajectory Analysis from Self-Reported Offenses, Substance Use and Professional JudgmentReincidencia y desistimiento en adolescentes infractores: análisis de trayectorias delictivas a partir de autorreporte de delitos, consumo de sustancias y juicio profesional
First-Day criminal recidivism
(Universidad de San Andrés. Departamento de Economía, 2014-09)
We report that on any given day the number of inmates released from incarceration significantly affects the number of offenses committed this day, and we name this as first-day recidivism. Our estimates of this novel ...
Juvenile incarceration and adult recidivism
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2019)
Although there is debate about whether juvenile incarceration deters future crime, it is a common practice worldwide. We contribute to this debate by using Chilean data to assess the causal impact of different types of ...
Conditional treatment and its effect on recidivism
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2003-05-08)
The objective of this paper is to evaluate the effect of the 1985 'Employment Services for Ex-Offenders' (ESEO) program on recidivism. Initially, the sample has been split randomly in a control group and a treatment group. ...
Alcohol and drug consumption among sexual offenders
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2008)
Purpose: To evaluate the role of alcohol and drug consumption between sexual offenders against boys and girls. Method: It was an observational, retrospective and cross-sectional study carried out by the Ambulatory for the ...
Prevalence of Mental Disorders and Recidivism in Young Offenders
(Curso de Pós-Graduação em Psicologia da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2014-01-01)
Several studies report that incarcerated young offenders show a high rate of psychiatric disorders whereas associations between specific psychiatric disorders and recidivism remain unknown. The Brazilian legal system has ...