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I am a Research Director at the University of Chicago Crime Lab.

Curriculum Vitae

Email: ashnaarora [at] uchicago [dot] edu


Working Papers

Policing Substance Use: Chicago's Treatment Program for Narcotics Arrests


with
Panka Bencsik


Juvenile Crime and Anticipated Punishment


R&R, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Coverage: The Crime Report


Election by Community Consensus: Effects on Political Selection and Governance


The Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Coverage: Ideas For India


Pure-Chance Jobs vs. A Labor Market: The Impact on Careers of a Random Serial Dictatorship for First Job Seekers


with Len Goff and Jonas Hjort

American Economic Association Papers & Proceedings, 2021


Work-in-Progress

The Impact of Specialized Prosecution on the Safety of Domestic Violence Victims


with Xander Beberman, Zubin Jelveh, and Ashley Motta

Coverage: Probable Causation

Too Tough on Crime? The Impact of Prosecutor Politics on Incarceration


Coverage: Marginal Revolution

Prisons as Schools for Change? Evidence from Illinois


with Ben Feigenberg

The Impact of Free Communication Technology in Prison


with Nour Abdul-Razzak and Panka Bencsik