Work in progress

Working papers

Place-based interventions at scale: The direct and spillover effects of policing and city services on crime (2018), NBER Working paper, No 23941. With Chris Blattman, Donald Green & Daniel Ortega. (Submitted) Access last version here.

El Gasto Fiscal de la Guerra contra los Portadores y Traficantes de Drogas Ilícitas: Una Aproximación para Colombia (2018), Documentos CEDE Universidad de los Andes, No 2017-8. With Isabel Gutiérrez. (Submitted) Access last version here.

Gangs of Medellín: How Organized Crime is Organized (2018). With Chris Blattman, Gustavo Duncan & Ben Lessing.

Prison Conditions and Criminal Recidivism: Evidence from a Prison Construction Program (2017), Documentos CEDE Universidad de los Andes, No 2017-7. Access last version here.

Hot Spots Policing in a High Crime Environment: An Experimental Evaluation in Medellín (2017). With Daniela Collazos, Eduardo García, Daniel Mejía & Daniel Ortega.

The Deterrent Effects of Public Surveillance Cameras on Crime (2017), Documentos CEDE Universidad de los Andes, No 2017-9. With Santiago Gómez & Daniel Mejía. Access last version here.

Work in progress

Contesting Criminal Gang Governance in Medellín: Experimental Impacts of Intensive Municipal Governance and Community Organization on Gang Governance. With: Chris Blattman, Gustavo Duncan & Benjamin Lessing.

Does arresting criminal bosses increase or decrease homicides? Evidence from Medellín. With: Chris Blattman, Gustavo Duncan & Benjamin Lessing.