Does a Criminal Past Predict Worker Performance? Evidence from One of America’s Largest Employers

Abstract This paper is one of the first systematic assessments of ex-felons’ workplace performance. Using FOIA-requested data from the Department of Defense, we follow 1.3 million ex-offender and non-offender enlistees in the US military from 2002 to 2009. Those with a felony background show no diff...

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Volume: 96
Main Author: Lundquist, Jennifer Hickes
Pager, Devah
Strader, Eiko
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 01.03.2018
published in: Social forces Vol. 96; no. 3; pp. 1039 - 1068
Data of publication: 20180301
ISSN: 0037-7732
EISSN: 1534-7605
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Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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