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How Common are Electoral Cycles in Criminal Sentencing?

Christian Dippel, Michael Poyker

NBER Working Paper No. 25716
Issued in March 2019

---- Acknowledgments ----

We are grateful to the Sentencing Commissions of Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington for sharing their sentencing data with us. We thank Jill Horwitz, Romain Wacziarg, and Melanie Wasserman for valuable comments. We thank Afriti Rahim, Holly Bohuslav and Rose Niermeijer for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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