Photo Attribution The 56th Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society

2019 Conference Program

The Politics of Criminal Justice


Friday, March 15
8:00am — 9:30am

The Politics of Criminal Justice

Session Chair: David Skarbek
Session Organizer: David Skarbek


Why Do States Privatize their Prisons? The Unintended Consequences of Inmate Litigation
Presenter: Anna Gunderson
Discussant: Joshua Page


A Constructed Reality: Desperation and Service in the Bail Industry
Presenter: Joshua Page
Discussant: Adaner Usmani


The Racial Politics of the Punitive Turn
Presenter: Adaner Usmani
Co-Author(s): Clegg, John
Discussant: Jennifer Doleac


Algorithmic Risk Assessment Tools in the Hands of Humans
Presenter: Jennifer Doleac
Co-Author(s): Stevenson, Megan
Discussant: Anna Gunderson