SI 2022 Crime

Jens Ludwig and Crystal Yang, Organizers

July 28-29, 2022

Longfellow Room BC

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 28
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning session joint with Law and Economics
8:30 am
Chandon Adger, Texas A&M University-College Station
Matthew B. Ross, Northeastern University
CarlyWill Sloan, United States Military Academy at West Point

The Effect of Field Training Officers on Police Use of Force
Discussant: Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago and NBER
9:30 am
John Eric Humphries, Yale University and NBER
Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
Megan T. Stevenson, University of Virginia
Winnie van Dijk, Harvard University and NBER
Kamelia Stavreva, Columbia University

Measuring Effects of Conviction and Incarceration on Recidivism using Multi-Treatment Random Judge Designs
Discussant: Vishal Kamat, Toulouse School of Economics
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Amalia R. Miller, University of Virginia and NBER
Carmit Segal, University of Zurich
Melissa K. Spencer, University of Richmond

Effects of COVID-19 Shutdowns on Domestic Violence in US Cities
Discussant: Emily C. Leslie, Brigham Young University
11:45 am
Oeindrila Dube, University of Chicago and NBER
Anuj K. Shah, University of Chicago
Sandy Jo MacArthur, Los Angeles Police Department

Training to Meet the Cognitive Demands of Policing
Discussant: Felipe M. Goncalves, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
12:45 pm
Lunch
1:45 pm
Donna Harris, Oxford University
Oana Borcan, University of East Anglia
Danila Serra, Texas A&M University
Henry Telli, International Growth Centre
Bruno Schettini, Brazil Ministry of Education
Stefan Dercon, University of Oxford

Proud to Belong: The Impact of Ethics Training on Police Officers
Discussant: Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago and NBER
2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Robynn J.A. Cox, University of California, Riverside
Jamein P. Cunningham, Cornell University
Alberto Ortega, Indiana University

The Impact of Affirmative Action Litigation on Police Killings of Civilians
Discussant: Mark Hoekstra, Texas A&M University and NBER
4:00 pm
Keith Finlay, U.S. Census Bureau
Michael G. Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan
Brittany Street, University of Missouri

Measuring Intergenerational Exposure to the U.S. Justice System: Evidence from Longitudinal Links between Survey and Administrative Data
Discussant: Will S. Dobbie, Harvard University and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn
Friday, July 29
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Roland Neil, University of Pennsylvania
John MacDonald, University of Pennsylvania

Where Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Policing Come From: The Spatial Concentration of Arrests Across Six Cities
Discussant: Anne Piehl, Rutgers University and NBER
9:30 am
Robynn J.A. Cox, University of California, Riverside
Jamein P. Cunningham, Cornell University
Alberto Ortega, Indiana University
Kenneth Whaley, University of South Florida

Black Lives: The High Cost of Segregation
Discussant: Desmond Ang, Harvard University
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago and NBER
Monica P. Bhatt, University of Chicago
Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago and NBER
Sara B. Heller, University of Michigan and NBER
Max Kapustin, Cornell University

Predicting and Preventing Gun Violence: An Experimental Evaluation of READI Chicago
Discussant: Peter Hull, Brown University and NBER
11:45 am
Alex P. Albright, Harvard University

No Money Bail, No Problems? Trade-offs in a Pretrial Automatic Release Program
Discussant: Aurelie Ouss, University of Pennsylvania
12:45 pm
Lunch
1:45 pm
Elliott Ash, ETH Zurich
Sam Asher, Imperial College Business School
Aditi Bhowmick, Princeton University
Sandeep Bhupatiraju, World Bank
Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics
Tanaya Devi, Harvard University
Christoph K. Goessmann, ETH Zurich
Paul Novosad, Dartmouth College
Bilal Siddiqi, University of California at Berkeley

In-Group Bias in the Indian Judiciary: Evidence from 5 Million Criminal Cases (slides)
Discussant: Conrad Miller, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
E. Jason Baron, Duke University and NBER
Joshua M. Hyman, Amherst College
Brittany N. Vasquez, University of Michigan

Public School Funding, School Quality, and Adult Crime
Discussant: Caroline M. Hoxby, Stanford University and NBER
4:00 pm
Shamena Anwar, RAND Corporation
Shawn Bushway, RAND Corporation
John Engberg, RAND Corporation

The Impact of Defense Counsel at Bail Hearings
Discussant: Amanda Y. Agan, Rutgers University and NBER
5:00 pm
Adjourn