Ep. 13 - The Economic Impact of Persons Diverted From Prison


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Jun 27 2019
Links Economic Impact of Sentencing Reform Act Initiatives on the Economy, David Hughes, Ph.D, Clemson University, Clemson Institute for Economic and Community Development, 2.28.14 (PDF, South Carolina State House) Based on a 2011 report conducted by the United States (U.S.) Government Accountability Office, and on data taken from a factsheet produced by the Children’s Defense Fund for South Carolina (2011), we estimated that 25 children are not in foster care and three children were not adopted out of foster care because of SRA initiatives. When we examine impacts of SRA initiatives implemented by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services for the three year period, the cumulative impact on the South Carolina economy is $50.896 million. Sandhill Research and Education Center (Clemson) Ep. 10 - Trust the Methodology, in which we discussed the Koch Brothers Senator Gerald Malloy Kwame Kilpatrick (Wikipedia) Ep. 8 - Unemployment, Before and After Prison, in which we discussed the importance of employment after prison Incarceration and Race in Michigan: Grounding the National Debate in State Practice (Amazon)