Probable Causation

A show about law, economics, and crime.

Episodes Date

Michael Lovenheim talks about how grade retention affects students' later criminal activity.
September 17, 2019
Steven Raphael talks about how California's sentencing reform policies have affected incarceration and crime rates in the state.
September 3, 2019
Emily Weisburst talks about the effects of putting police officers in schools.
August 20, 2019
Mike Mueller-Smith talks about the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) -- a new source of administrative data -- and how criminal justice policy affects economic and social disparit...
August 6, 2019
Amanda Agan talks about the effects of Ban the Box policies.
July 23, 2019
Jeff Weaver talks about the long-term effects of parental and sibling incarceration.
July 9, 2019
Manisha Shah talks about the effects of criminalizing sex work.
June 25, 2019
Kevin Schnepel talks about the effects of diversion from a felony conviction on long-run outcomes for criminal defendants.
June 11, 2019
Megan Stevenson talks about the effects of cash bail and Philadelphia’s bail reform efforts.
May 28, 2019
Analisa Packham talks about the effects of syringe exchange programs on HIV rates, opioid abuse, and crime.
May 14, 2019

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