Joaquin A. Urrego

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Center for Policy Research (CPR) - Syracuse University.
The World Bank Group

United States
Research Profile

My focus is on Economics of Crime. My research tries to understand how to fight crime in developing countries, with special focus in long-run socioeconomic interventions. Understanding the impact of violence among different economic activities. Most of my work focuses on spatial econometrics and its applications to crime analysis.

Latin America, Colombia, Mexico
English, Spanish, French

Pena, Paola & Urrego, Joaquin & Villa, Juan M., 2017. "Civil Conflict and Conditional Cash Transfers: Effects on Demobilization," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 99(C), pages 431-440.
Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo & Duque, Juan Carlos & Urrego, Joaquin A., 2016. "Moving Citizens and Deterring Criminals: Innovation in Public Transport Facilities," Research Department working papers 978, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica.