University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jennifer Doleac

Associate Professor
Founding Director, Justice Tech Lab

jdoleac@tamu.edu

Department of Economics
Texas A&M University

Jennifer Doleac is Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University and Director of the Justice Tech Lab. She is also a Nonresident Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and a research affiliate at the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities. Professor Doleac studies the economics of crime and discrimination, with a particular focus on how technology and surveillance affect public safety. Past and current work addresses topics such as DNA databases, gun violence, prisoner re-entry, and the unintended consequences of “ban the box” policies.

Jennifer Doleac's Research Interests

  • Applied microeconomics
  • Public finance
  • Labor economics
  • Law and economics
  • Economics of crime
  • Discrimination

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