Publications and Papers

Working Paper
David Arnold, Will Dobbie, and Crystal S. Yang. Working Paper. “Comment on Canay, Mogstad, and Mountjoy (2020)”. Working Paper
Marcella Alsan and Crystal S. Yang. Working Paper. “Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence From Secure Communities”. Working Paper Online Appendix
2020
Crystal S. Yang and Will Dobbie. 11/2020. “Equal Protection Under Algorithms: A New Statistical and Legal Framework.” Michigan Law Review, 119, 2, Pp. 291-396. Published Paper
2019
Alma Cohen and Crystal S. Yang. 2019. “Judicial Politics and Sentencing Decisions.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 11, 1, Pp. 160-191. Publisher's Version Working Paper
2018
David Arnold, Will Dobbie, and Crystal S. Yang. 11/2018. “Racial Bias in Bail Decisions.” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 133, 4, Pp. 1885-1932. Publisher's Version Working Paper Online Appendix Correction Appendix
Will Dobbie, Jacob Goldin, and Crystal S. Yang. 2018. “The Effects of Pre-Trial Detention on Conviction, Future Crime, and Employment: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Judges.” American Economic Review, 108, 2, Pp. 201-240. Working Paper
2017
Will Dobbie, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, and Crystal S. Yang. 2017. “Consumer Bankruptcy and Financial Health.” Review of Economics and Statistics, 99, 5, Pp. 853-869. Working Paper Working Paper Online Appendix
Crystal S. Yang. 2017. “Does Public Assistance Reduce Recidivism?” American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, 107, 5, Pp. 551-55. Publisher's Version
Crystal S. Yang. 2017. “Local Labor Markets and Criminal Recidivism.” Journal of Public Economics, 147, Pp. 16-29. Publisher's Version
Crystal S. Yang. 2017. “Toward an Optimal Bail System.” New York University Law Review, 92, 5, Pp. 1399-1493. Publisher's Version
2016
Crystal S. Yang. 2016. “Resource Constraints and the Criminal Justice System: Evidence From Judicial Vacancies.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8, 4, Pp. 289-332. Publisher's Version
2015
Crystal S. Yang. 2015. “Free At Last? Judicial Discretion and Racial Disparities in Federal Sentencing.” The Journal of Legal Studies, 44, 1, Pp. 75-111 . Publisher's Version
2014
Crystal S. Yang. 2014. “Have Inter-Judge Sentencing Disparities Increased in an Advisory Guidelines Regime? Evidence From Booker.” New York University Law Review, 89, Pp. 1268-1342. Publisher's Version