Transitional Jobs for Ex-Prisoners: Implementation, Two-Year Impacts, and Costs of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
New York: MDRC, August 2009
187 Pages Posted: 29 Aug 2010
Date Written: August 1, 2009
A random assignment study shows that participants in CEO’s transitional jobs program were less likely to be convicted of a crime, to be admitted to prison for a new conviction, or to be incarcerated for any reason in prison or jail over the first two years. The program also had a large but short-lived impact on employment.
Keywords: evaluation, transitional jobs, prisoner reentry, employment, recidivism
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