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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Sarah Burgard

Burgard says upside of recession may be a decline in mortality

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"The Great Recession was terrible. But it did make us smarter" - Washington Post. 02/04/2014.

The Great Recession decreased employment and income, but it seems to have led to higher educational attainment and, according to Sarah Burgard, perhaps "some reduction in overall mortality."

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