J-PAL Affiliated Professor
University of California, Irvine
Emily Owens is a professor in the department of criminology, law and society at the University of California, Irvine. Her research centers on economies of crime, including policing, sentencing, and the effects of public policies on criminal behavior. Her current research topics include police training, alcohol regulation, immigration policy, and local economic development programs. She received her PhD in economics from the University of Maryland-College Park.