Panel: Racial Inequality and the Criminal Justice System
(Criminal Justice)

Monday, June 13, 2016: 2:15 PM-3:45 PM
Clement House, 7th Floor, Room 03 (London School of Economics)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Samuel L Myers, University of Minnesota
Panel Organizers:  Samuel L Myers, University of Minnesota

Short-Run Externalities of Civic Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri
Seth Gershenson, American University and Michael Hayes, Rutgers University - Camden

Parental Incarceration and Racial Disparities in Food Insecurity
Robynn Cox, University of Southern California

On the Law and Economics of Racial Disparities in Incarceration
Samuel L Myers, University of Minnesota

This panel explores the causes and consequences of the disproportionate involvement of African Americans in the criminal justice system. It includes papers on racial profiling, parental involvement and the role of incarceration in affecting family formation among blacks.
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