Felipe Goncalves
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS. Assistant Professor. Research focuses on policing, crime, 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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