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Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Jennifer Doleac and Benjamin Hansen

The Unintended Consequences of "Ban the Box" Policies

Event Details

Date
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time
1-2 p.m.
Location
Online - Register at: http://www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/media/webinars.htm
Description
In this webinar, Jennifer Doleac of the University of Virginia and Benjamin Hansen of the University of Oregon will discuss research showing that these ban the box efforts may have unintended consequences and, in particular, could exacerbate racial disparities in employment.
Cost
Free

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