Workshop on Economics of Crime to be held in Medellin, Colombia on 22-23 May 2019

The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE), the LACEA’s America Latina Crime and Policy Network (AL CAPONE) and EAFIT are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE/LACEA-AL CAPONE Workshop on Economics of Crime to be held in Medellin, Colombia on 22-23 May 2019.

The deadline for submission is 15 February 2019

The AL CAPONE brings together economists and other social scientists from Latin America and the Caribbean and other parts of the world doing cutting-edge research on the Economics of Crime. AL CAPONE’s goal is to foster research using state-of-the-art techniques in order to advance the nowledge on the Economics of Crime in Latin America. In addition, the network promotes discussion and exchange of ideas between policymakers and researchers, in an attempt to generate positive feedbacks between policy and academia.
RIDGE is an initiative of the International Economic Association (IEA).
The RIDGE Forums aim to favor the spread of high quality research in economics by bringing policymakers together top local and regional researchers working on the frontier of knowledge. Participants to the six workshops are welcome to attend the other workshops.
Paper submission
Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the meeting. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification.
Each author can submit and present at most one paper.
Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted online via the RIDGE website:
Important dates:
Deadline for paper submission: February 15, 2019
Notification of decisions: March 15, 2019
Further information
Should you have any questions please contact:
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