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Revisiting the Impact of Prison Building on Job Growth: Education, Incarceration, and County-Level Employment, 1976-2004

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  • Gregory Hooks
  • Clayton Mosher
  • Shaun Genter
  • Thomas Rotolo
  • Linda Lobao

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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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  • Gregory Hooks & Clayton Mosher & Shaun Genter & Thomas Rotolo & Linda Lobao, 2010. "Revisiting the Impact of Prison Building on Job Growth: Education, Incarceration, and County-Level Employment, 1976-2004," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 91(1), pages 228-244.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:91:y:2010:i:1:p:228-244
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    1. John M. Eason, 2017. "Prisons as Panacea or Pariah? The Countervailing Consequences of the Prison Boom on the Political Economy of Rural Towns," Social Sciences, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(1), pages 1-23, January.
    2. Rauscher, Emily & Elliott, William & O'Brien, Megan & Callahan, Jason & Steensma, Joe, 2017. "Examining the relationship between parental educational expectations and a community-based children's savings account program," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 96-107.

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