National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Employment Services for Ex-Offenders, 1981-1984: Boston, Chicago, and San Diego (ICPSR 8619)
Principal Investigator(s): Milkman, Raymond H.
This study was conducted to test whether job counseling and placement services, accompanied by intensive follow-up after placement, would significantly increase the effectiveness of employment programs for individuals recently released from prison. Data were collected on personal, criminal, and employment backgrounds, including the type, duration, and pay of previous employment, living arrangements, marital status, criminal history, and characteristics of the employment placement.
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These data are freely available.
Milkman, Raymond H. Employment Services for Ex-Offenders, 1981-1984: Boston, Chicago, and San Diego. ICPSR08619-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08619.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08619.v2
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (80-IJ-CX-KO13)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Boston, California, Chicago, Illinois, Massachusetts, San Diego, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Offenders released from federal, state, or local adult correctional facilities in Massachusetts, California, and Illinois.
Data Types: event/transaction data, survey data
Sample: Random sample.
official criminal justice agency records, and self-enumerated questionnaires
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-01-12
- 2006-01-18 File CB8619.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
- 2001-03-15 A PDF codebook is now available for this collection.
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