Industries Behind Bars: An Economic Perspective On The Production Of Goods And Services By U.S. Prison Industries
Review Of Industrial Organization
This note focuses on two key issues about production in U.S. prisons for sale to customers outside their walls: the relative labor productivity and wages of these prison industries compared with other U.S. industries; and the types of goods and services that these prison industries produce. The results are drawn, in part, from my own survey of state prison industry directors.
Frederic L. Pryor.
"Industries Behind Bars: An Economic Perspective On The Production Of Goods And Services By U.S. Prison Industries".
Review Of Industrial Organization.