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Jen Lundquist and Eiko Strader research positive prospects of felon employment

Jen Lundquist and Eiko Strader

Jen Lundquist and co-authors Eiko Strader and Devah Pager (Harvard) are featured in The Washington Post for their recent research on the outcomes of employing individuals with felony criminal backgrounds. By examining military records from 2002–09, they find that effective screening may not only identify high-risk candidates, but may find people who are more motivated and perform better than their peers.

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