Tagged: prisons

Investigating homicide in mental health services - Infrequently Asked Questions

Guest Author Jul 20, 2017

Originally posted on Royal Society Te Apārangi’s Past and Future series where, as part of 150th anniversary celebrations, early career researchers are invited to share discoveries in their fields from days gone by or give us a glimpse into where their research may take us in the future. By Lillian Ng, Department of Psychological Medicine, The University of Auckland In … Read More

Prison labour - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Aug 18, 2015

Salient's Emma Hurley asked me for comment on the economics of prison labour. Victoria University contracts with one of the prisons for laundry services, and the prisoners are not there paid very much. She asked me whether that's acceptable and whether it has negative effects on the rest of the economy.Her story is here. She didn't wind up having … Read More