Emily Weisburst
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, LUSKIN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. Assistant Professor of Public Policy. Research focuses on topics in labor economics and public finance, including criminal justice and education.

Economics Research on Racial Disparities in Policing

June 16, 2020

The Issue:

Protests following the horrific death of George Floyd in Minneapolis have brought a new focus to racial disparities in U.S. policing. Administrative data and quantitative research has long documented large race disparities in arrests, traffic searches, speeding tickets, and use of force. For many years,

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