MIT Study: Juvenile Incarceration Reduces Likelihood of Staying in School

Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project Blog 2015-07-01

A recent study done by Joseph Doyle, an economist at MIT’s Sloan School of Business Management, and Anna Aizer, a professor of economics at Brown University, suggests that “other things being equal, juvenile incarceration lowers high-school graduation rates by 13 percentage points and increases adult incarceration by 23 percentage points.”

Click here to read the press release of the study, and here for the full report.