Episode 52: Katherine Eriksson on Rosenwald schools

Katherine Eriksson talks about how access to education affected incarceration in the early 20th century. "Education and Incarceration in the Jim Crow South: Evidence from Rosenwald Schools" by Katherine Eriksson. *** Probable Causation is part of Doleac Initiatives, a 501(c)(3) corporation. If you enjoy the show, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution. Thank you for supporting our work! ***   OTHER RESEARCH WE DISCUSS IN THIS EPISODE: “The Impact of Rosenwald Schools on Black Achievement” by Daniel Aaronson and Bhashkar Mazumder. Probable Causation Episode 36: Ellora Derenoncourt. “Closing the Gap? The Effect of Private Philanthropy on the Provision of African-American Schooling in the U.S. South” by Celeste Carruthers and Marianne Wanamaker. "Moving North and into jail? The great migration and black incarceration" by Katherine Eriksson. "Economic Consequences of the U.S. Convict Labor System" by Michael Poyker. "Prisons and Profits: Understanding The Political Economy of Incarceration in the Postbellum American South" by Susanne Schwarz. "The Effects of Parental and Sibling Incarceration: Evidence from Ohio" by Samuel Norris, Matthew Pecenco, and Jeffrey Weaver. Probable Causation Episode 7: Jeff Weaver. Probable Causation Episode 9: Michael Mueller-Smith.

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