Science of Better: Crunching the Numbers
Friday, November 23, 2011
Crime and Redemption
Alfred Blumstein, Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Business
America wants it former criminals working but it doesn’t want to hire them. In this segment, criminologist and O.R. legend Alfred Blumstein of Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz School of Business explains his research showing when employers may safely hire ex-offenders who have paid their debt to society. He presented his findings at the INFORMS 2011 annual meeting in Charlotte2011.
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With host Barry List, INFORMS Director of Communications.
New! A series of podcasts with unexpected insights into the way that math, analytics, and operations research affect people like you and organizations like your own.
In every segment, an expert explains how he or she changed the world by crunching the numbers.