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Collateral Costs: Incarceration’s Effect on Economic Mobility

It found that incarceration reduces former inmates' earnings by 40 percent and limits their future economic mobility. It also found that one in every 28 children in the U.S. has a parent behind bars, up from one in 125 just 25 years ago.

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November 3, 2010

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