Prisons of Poverty: Uncovering the pre-incarceration incomes of the imprisoned

Source: Bernadette Rabuy and Daniel Kopf, Prison Policy Initiative, July 9, 2015

From the press release:
Incarcerated people are disproportionately shut out of the economy even before they are locked up, demonstrates a new report by the non-profit Prison Policy Initiative…. The report includes the pre-incarceration incomes of incarcerated people by race, ethnicity, and gender and provides comparisons to the incomes of similarly aged non-incarcerated people. The report updates the most commonly used numbers for the incomes of incarcerated people and for the first time provides national data on the pre-incarceration incomes of incarcerated women….