A Tale of Two Margins: Exploring the Probabilistic Processes that Generate Prison Visits in the First Two Years of Incarceration

The study extends previous literature (Cochran in J Crim Justice 40:433-440, 2012, J Res Crime Delinq 51(2):200-229, 2014) by simultaneously examining two margins: the probability of receiving a visit and the number of visits a prisoner receives conditional on receiving any visits; adding a level of...

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Published in:Journal of quantitative criminology
Main Author: Hickert, Audrey (Author)
Other Authors: Bushway, Shawn (Author); Tahamont, Sarah
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
Published: 2018
In:Journal of quantitative criminology
Year: 2018, Volume: 34, Issue: 3, Pages: 691-716
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:The study extends previous literature (Cochran in J Crim Justice 40:433-440, 2012, J Res Crime Delinq 51(2):200-229, 2014) by simultaneously examining two margins: the probability of receiving a visit and the number of visits a prisoner receives conditional on receiving any visits; adding a level of nuance to the exploration of prison visits.
ISSN:1573-7799
DOI:10.1007/s10940-017-9351-z