Informing justice policy through cost-benefit analysis Interview with Steve Aos (Part 6)

Interview with Steve Aos, associate director of the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. In this segment, Aos discusses the importance of cost-benefit analysis in helping states balance their budgets. This is part 6 of 6 in the series. Length: 2:53 minutes


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021