Publications and Papers

Working Paper
Crystal S. Yang and Will Dobbie. Working Paper. “Equal Protection Under Algorithms: A New Statistical and Legal Framework”. Working Paper
Marcella Alsan and Crystal S. Yang. Working Paper. “Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence From Secure Communities”. Working Paper Online Appendix
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
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