Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform


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A study published in the online issue of Journal of Law, Economics & Organization delves into federal court order outcomes denouncing prison crowding and the effects among states following these orders.

The researchers discovered that court-mandated efforts by the federal government to advance living conditions in state prisons resulted in reduced welfare funding. The research was funded by Rice University and Louisiana State University.


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Chris Hughes: How Technology Is Changing the Way Wealthy Donors Give


Chris Hughes: How Technology Is Changing the Way Wealthy Donors Give

Co-founder of Facebook and publisher of The New Republic, Chris Hughes spoke with Philanthropy.com and author of Shift & Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society's Brian Reich about how philanthropy is constantly evolving and how technology is changing the way wealthy donors choose to give back.




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