Recidivism of Public and Private Prison Inmates in Florida

Joint Study

Corrections Privatization Commission

Prior Findings

"Farabee and Knight,"

Issues with the Prior Research

Improvements Over Past Research

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Data Sources

Recidivism Measures

Control Variables

Three Offender Types Studied

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Research Design

 Adult Male Characteristics
(virtually the same on race, age at release)

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Adult Female Characteristics

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Youthful Offender Characteristics
(virtually the same for age, race, prior recidivism)

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Overall Conclusions

Questions and Discussion