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PovGov Conferences

The Program on Poverty and Governance (PovGov) conferences bring together academics, policy makers, practitioners, NGOs and citizens to reflect on how the countries in Latin America are meeting the...
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Youth with Hope Program

BACKGROUND Youth with Hope is the first large-scale vocational training program implemented in Mexico.
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Improving Teacher Quality in Mexico

Teaching is a core element of the educational process and a significant body of literature demonstrates that good teachers matter a lot for improving student academic achievement.
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Autocracies of the World Dataset

Recognizing both historical and contemporary trends in autocratic rule may be fundamental to addressing future research and policy.
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Networks of Fear: The Dynamics of Extortion in Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency

We study the dynamics and logic of extortion in Mexico’s drug war.
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Economic Consequences of Violence

The Poverty and Governance Program has an ongoing research agenda aiming to evaluate the impact of drug-related violence on economic activity.
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The Incidence of Criminal Activity Near Schools in Mexico

The consequences of organized crime related violence for education are tragic.
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The Use of Lethal Force by the Police in Rio de Janeiro and the Pacification Process

The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro (PMERJ) confront critical challenges as they attempt to reform and reduce the incidence of the use of lethal force.
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Clientelism and Distortion of Anti-Poverty Policies

One of the greatest challenges for development is to sort out political incentives that adversely affect poverty-relief targeting.
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The Dynamics of Violence in Mexico’s Drug War

Since December 2006, more than 50,000 drug-related murders have taken place in Mexico.
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Traditional Governance, Citizen Engagement and Local Public Goods: Evidence from Mexico

In developing countries authority is often wielded unevenly. Tribes, clans, religious groups and other traditional leaders control zones of governance outside of the reach of the state.
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Political Incentives for Health Improvements: Governance, the GOBI initiative, and the Child Survival Revolution

In partnership with the Center for Health Policy (CHPPCOR) at Stanford, this research initiative brings together medical doctors, health economists, and political scientists seeking to understand...
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People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Gustavo Robles Research Scholar, CDDRL
Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
Monica Teran Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Stephanie Gimenez Stahlberg Research Assistant, CDDRL
Cesángari López Martínez Research Staff, CDDRL
Jonathan Furszyfer Research Staff, CDDRL
Perla Gonzalez Administrative Associate, CDDRL