Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:10pm to 5:45pm
Online Event

Law and Economics Colloquium


Megan Stevenson
University of Virginia, Law School

Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans

Tuesday February 23, 2021
4:10 PM - 5:45 PM
ZOOM Meeting

Megan Stevenson is an economist and criminal justice scholar. She has conducted empirical research in various areas of criminal justice reform, including bail, algorithmic risk assessment, misdemeanors and juvenile justice. Her research on bail was cited extensively in a landmark federal civil rights decision, O'Donnell v. Harris, and has received widespread media coverage. She was the 2019 winner of the Oliver E Williamson prize for best article, chosen among all articles published in the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization within the previous three years. She publishes in both law reviews and economic journals, including the Stanford Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, the Boston University Law Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization.

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