Mar 2018

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Youth Summer Employment Report

Sara Heller

An analysis of the effectiveness of youth summer employment with a reduction in youth involvement in violent crime.

UChicago Crime Lab and Education Lab – Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Youth Summer Employment Report 03.2018

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