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PIPE Workshop: Randall Walsh, University of Pittsburgh

Virtual

Using Digitized Newspapers to Refine Historical Measures: The Case of the Boll Weevil This paper shows how to remove attenuation bias in regression analyses due to measurement error in historical data for a given variable of interest by using a secondary measure which can be easily generated from digitized newspapers. Read more…

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PIPE Workshop: Maya Sen, Harvard

Virtual

How Judges’ Professional Experience Impacts Case Outcomes: An Examination of Public Defenders and Criminal Sentencing How do judges’ previous professional experiences affect outcomes? We investigate the question by documenting the effect of judges’ previous criminal justice experience on sentencing. Leveraging millions of federal sentences from 2010 to 2019, we find Read more…

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Bedrosian Center