Electoral Consequences of Violent Crime: Evidence from Venezuela
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We examine how commodity price shocks experienced by rural producers affect the drug trade in Mexico. Our analysis exploits exogenous movements in the ...
Pax Monopolista and Crime: The Case of the Emergence of the Primeiro Comando da Capital in São Paulo
This paper documents a rare phenomenon: the consequence of the dominance of a single criminal gang in the city of São Paulo, the Primeiro Comando da ...