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Does incarceration affect inequality during old age?

In this article, I examine the degree to which there might be long-lasting or late-life consequences in store for individuals who have been convicted of committing a crime. The goal is to determine whether the mass incarceration that the nation witnessed during the 1980s and 1990s might portend widening inequality in the future, when this generation gets old.


Employment, Incarceration, Inequality & Mobility, Justice System, Retirement, Wealth


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