Research

Publications:

Criminal Justice Involvement, Self-employment, and Barriers in Recent Public Policy” with Keith Finlay and Brittany Street. Accepted at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Does Welfare Prevent Crime? The Criminal Justice Outcomes of Youth Removed from SSI” with Manasi Deshpande. Forthcoming at the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Violence While in Utero: The Impact of Assaults During Pregnancy on Birth Outcomes,” with Janet Currie and Maya Rossin-Slater, Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(3): 525-540, May 2022.

Justice-involved Individuals in the Labor Market since the Great Recession” with Keith Finlay. In What has happened to the American Working Class since the Great Recession? in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 695(1), 2021.

Diversion in the Criminal Justice System,” with Kevin Schnepel, Review of Economic Studies, 88(2): 883–936, March 2021.

Effect of Registered Partnership on Labor Earnings and Fertility for Same-Sex Couples: Evidence From Swedish Register Data” (with Lina Alden, Lena Edlund, Mats Hammerstedt), Demography, 52(4): 1243-1268, August 2015.

Working Papers:

“Measuring Child Exposure to the U.S. Justice System: Evidence from Longitudinal Links between Survey and Administrative Data” with Keith Finlay and Brittany Street

The Criminal Justice Administrative Records System: A Next-Generation Research Data Platform,” with Keith Finlay and Jordan Papp. Revise and Resubmit at Scientific Data.

Modernizing Person-Level Entity Resolution with Biometrically Linked Records, with Matthew Gross

The Impact of Financial Sanctions in the U.S. Justice System: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Michigan’s Driver Responsibility Program” with Keith Finlay, Matthew Gross, and Elizabeth Luh

Hierarchical Approaches to Text-based Offense Classification” with Jay Choi, David Kilmer, and Sema Taheri

“Inequalities in U.S. Criminal Justice and Economic Outcomes” with Keith Finlay

The Criminal and Labor Market Impacts of Incarceration” Revise and Resubmit at the American Economic Review.