Merlo, A., & Wolpin, K. I. (2015). The transition from school to jail: Youth crime and high school completion among black males. European Economic Review, 79, 234-251. In this paper, we study the relationship among schooling, youth employment and youth crime. The framework, a multinomial discrete choice vector autoregression, provides… Continue Reading The transition from school to jail: Youth crime and high school completion among black males
Moore, Q. (1995). What if we really cared about crime and the future of black males? Black Issues in Higher Education, 11(24), 96. In the Children’s Defense Fund’s annual report, “The State of American Children — 1994,” a panel of academic experts convened by the National Research Council published a… Continue Reading What If We Really Cared About Crime and the Future of Black Males?
Holland, S. H. (1996). PROJECT 2000: An educational mentoring and academic support model for inner-city African American boys. Journal of Negro Education, 315-321. School failure appears to be a major risk factor and harbinger of the crime, violence, and other disasters that often characterize the experiences of African American boys in… Continue Reading PROJECT 2000: An educational mentoring and academic support model for inner-city African American boys