Javier Osorio

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School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona

Research Profile

I study political and criminal violence in Latin America, particularly in Mexico, Colombia, and Central America. I primarily use computer-generated event data and experiments.

Latin America, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
English, Spanish

Disappearing dissent? Repression and state consolidation in Mexico (2018) with Livia Schubiget and Michael Weintraub, Journal of Peace Research, 55(2) 525-266. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0022343318751035

Supervised Event CodingFrom Text Written in Spanish: Introducing Eventus ID, (2016), with Alejandro Reyes, Social Science Computer Review, online first. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0894439315625475

The Contagion of Drug Violence: Spatiotemporal Dynamics of the Mexican War on Drugs, (2015) Journal of Conflict Resolution, Special issue on Mexican drug violence.Vol. 59, No. 8, 1403-1432. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022002715587048

"Las Causas Estructurales de la Violencia en México: Evaluación de Algunas Hipótesis", (2012), in Aguilar Rivera, José Antonio (Coord.), Las Bases Sociales del Crimen Organizado y la Violencia en México.Centro de Investigación y Estudios en Seguridad - Secretaría de Seguridad Pública, México City, 2012: 73-132, (in Spanish) https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/76b255_a4bd8bfedc79414fb2c365429aaca81e.pdf

Numbers Under Fire. The Challenges of Quantitative Data Gathering in Highly Violent Settings, (2014), Drugs, Security and Democracy Program DSD Working Papers on Research Security, No. 6, Social Science Research Council. http://webarchive.ssrc.org/working-papers/DSD_ResearchSecurity_06_Osorio.pdf