The authors would like to specially thank Qu Feng for expert research assistance and also thank Jonah Gelbach, Michael Greenstone, Steve Levitt, Sendhil Mullainathan, Casey Mulligan, and seminar participants at MIT, Syracuse University, and University of Chicago for their helpful comments. D.S.A. gratefully acknowledges support from the MIT Schultz Fund.
OPTIMAL BAIL AND THE VALUE OF FREEDOM: EVIDENCE FROM THE PHILADELPHIA BAIL EXPERIMENT
Article first published online: 27 APR 2010
© 2010 Western Economic Association International
Volume 49, Issue 3, pages 750–770, July 2011
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ABRAMS, D. S. and ROHLFS, C. (2011), OPTIMAL BAIL AND THE VALUE OF FREEDOM: EVIDENCE FROM THE PHILADELPHIA BAIL EXPERIMENT. Economic Inquiry, 49: 750–770. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-7295.2010.00288.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2011
- Article first published online: 27 APR 2010
- Online Early publication April 27, 2010
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Appendix S1. An extended discussion of the interpretation, construction, and sensitivity of the estimates. Topics covered include credit constraints, the magnitudes of the effects, time until trial, the definition of rearrest, the assumed discount rate and social cost of crime, functional form and distributional assumptions, choice of the regression sample, and judge-specific selection bias.
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