Research Marginalised groups and risk behaviour

Educational Outcomes after Serving with Electronic Monitoring: Results from a Natural Experiment

Study paper no. 94
working paper - publication Britt Østergaard Larsen

By Britt Østergaard Larsen

Avoid prison, serve your sentence with an electronic tag and complete your education. That could be the simple message to young people in education who are offered the opportunity to serve a custodial sentence at home. A new analysis shows that serving a sentence with an electronic tag rather than going to prison results in a much greater probability of the offender obtaining an educational qualification.