Mexico

Recent Projects

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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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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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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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Program on Poverty and Governance

The Program on Poverty and Governance at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how effective public action and good governance are essential to...
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Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Gustavo Robles Research Scholar, CDDRL
Monica Teran Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Edgar Franco Vivanco Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Sofia Mac Gregor Oettler Research Staff, CDDRL
Cesángari López Martínez Research Staff, CDDRL