Making Sense of the Bottom Line A Guide to Reading Cost-Benefit Analysis

This webinar provides the basics of reading a cost-benefit report. Gary VanLandingham, director of the Pew Center on the States' Results First project, and Joshua Rinaldi, policy analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice, review a recent cost-benefit analysis and highlight the most important features to look for when reading this type of study.


Women's Pathways Into and Out of Jail in Buncombe County

Findings from Research with Women Detained in Buncombe County and Recommendations for Reducing the Use of Jail

This report presents an analysis of women’s experiences with the local criminal legal system in Buncombe County, North Carolina: their pathways into and out of the jail, their living conditions and concerns during detention, and their perspectives on how services and systems in the county can improve. This study occurred in September 2021 at a time ...

  • Jennifer Peirce , Tara Dhanraj Roden , Sandhya Kajeepeta , Elizabeth Swavola , Jesmeen Grewal
November 16, 2022