Employment And Incarceration Analysis

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The purpose of this study is to analyze the association of employment and incarceration for a sample of released prisoners in Texas. This covers the recidivism In the United States over the past 30 years. Incarceration rates went from the hundreds of thousands in 1973 to 2.3 million by 2008 and of course this lead to major overcrowding, which then the largest amount of prisoners ever have been released causing difficult transition for a majority of prisoners. Since most of them have been in prison for many years, they the experience and social skills needed to get a good well paying job. Lacks of jobs for them lead the prisoners to be rearrested within 3 years of being released. Ex-prisoners who are do get employment have quite a bit of a lower

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