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Good article summarizing results from 10 papers. Here is the one that speaks to Chapter 19, Adverse Selection: Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Racial Discrimination: A Field Experiment by Amanda Agan and Sonja Starr Main finding: Restricting employers from asking about their criminal history can lead to more discrimination based on race.

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Good article summarizing results from 10 papers. Here is the one that speaks to Chapter 19, Adverse Selection:

Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Racial Discrimination: A Field Experiment by Amanda Agan and Sonja Starr


Main finding: Restricting employers from asking about their criminal history can lead to more discrimination based on race.

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