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Quattrone Center Fellow to participate in APPAM & Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings

October 05, 2015

Megan Stevenson, a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, will be serving as chair of a panel that discusses “Programs and Policies to Help Vulnerable Children and Youth” at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) annual meeting and a discussant at a special session on the economics of crime at the Southern Economic Association annual meeting.

Megan Stevenson is an economist studying crime and the criminal justice system.  Her work focuses on juvenile justice, exploring areas such as peer influence during incarceration, the impacts of prosecuting juveniles as adults, public vs private juvenile incarceration facilities, non-cognitive factors and crime, and plea bargaining.  She expects to receive a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley in December 2015.