Brokering Truces Between Gangs in Latin America: New Evidence on the Effects on Communities

Date & Time Apr 27 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Maria Micaela Sviatschi
Eduardo Montero
Noah Bullock
José Pinilla
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required

Speakers: Maria Micaela Sviatschi, Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University and Eduardo Montero, Assistant Professor at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

Policy Discussant: Noah Bullock, Executive Director at Cristosal

Moderator: José Pinilla, Policy Manager at IPA

Eduardo Montero (University of Michigan) and Mica Sviatschi (Princeton University) will discuss in this webinar their research on how gangs affect the economic conditions in the areas where they rule, and the role of truces. Noah Bullock (Cristosal) will discuss the policy implications of this work. A 10-minute Q&A will follow the presentations.