Revisiting the Impact of Prison Building on Job Growth: Education, Incarceration, and County-Level Employment, 1976-2004
Thomas Rotolo and
Social Science Quarterly, 2010, vol. 91, issue 1, pages 228-244
It is widely believed that prison construction offers significant economic benefits to local areas. We review the popular and scholarly literature and provide a quantitative analysis of claims. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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