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20 December

Randi Hjalmarsson (University of Gothenburg)

22 November

The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago

Jonathan Mummolo (Princeton University) 

8 November

The Impact of Financial Sanctions in the U.S. Justice System: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Michigan's Driver Responsibility Program

Mike Mueller-Smith (University of Michigan)  

25 October

Deterrence or Backlash? The Causal Effect of Arrest on the Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Sofia Amaral (University of Munich)  

11 October

Firms amid Conflict: Performance, Production Inputs, and Market Competition

Michele Di Maio (Sapienza University of Rome)  

4 October

De-escalation technology: the impact of body-worn cameras on citizen-police interactions

Pedro Souza (Warwick University)  

27 September

Misdemeanor Prosecution

Jennifer Doleac (Texas A&M University)  

21 June2021 

Prison work and convict rehabilitation
Giulio Zanella (Università di Bologna)

7 June 2021 

The Political Economy of Assassinations

Mariana Carvalho (UC San Diego)

24 May 2021 

Using Mobile Salary Payments to Reduce Corruption and Promote Financial Development in Afghanistan

Stefano Fiorin (Università Bocconi)

10 May 2021 

Corruption Corrupts:Scandals and Supermarket Thefts

Giorgio Gulino (Pompeu Fabra University)

26 April March 2021 

Highway to Hell? Interstate Highway System & Crime

Francesca Calamunci (Università di Catania)

12 April 2021 

The Big House far from Home: Spatial Distance and Criminal Recidivism
Anna Weber (Boston University)

22 March 2021 

Mexican Cartel Wars: Fighting for the U.S. Opioid Market
Fernanda Sobrino (University of Chicago) 

8 March 2021 

Gangs, Labor Mobility and Development
Micaela Sviatschi (Princeton University)

22 February 2021 
Freedom of Speech, Deterrence, and Compellence in the Parliament
Naci Mocan (Louisiana State University)

8 February 2021 
Self-Selecting Candidates or Compelling Voters: How Organized Crime Affects Political Selection
Giovanni Immordino (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)

25 January 2021 
School Indiscipline and Crime
Matteo Sandi (London School of Economics)

11 January 2021 
The economic effects of removing corrupt city councils
Alessandra Fenizia (George Washington University)


14 December 2020 
Organized Crime, Earthquakes and Local Public Procurement: Evidence from Italy
Giovanna Marcolongo (Bocconi University)

23 November 2020 
The Geography of Gang Violence
Jesse Bruhn (Brown University)

9 November 2020 
Politics by Denunciation
Giovanna Invernizzi (Columbia University) 

26 October 2020 
Judicial Corruption, Favor Exchange and the Rule of Law
Bakhtawar Ali (CERP)

12 October 2020 
Individual Economic Shocks and Access to Justice: Evidence from Matched Labor and Court Data
Diogo Britto (Bocconi University)

28 September 2020
Immigrants, Legal Status, and Illegal Trade
Brett McCully, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

14 September 2020
Machine Learning can Predict Bank Frauds
Rohrkemper Robert, Associate Director Worldline and Atos

9 July 2020
Urban criminal networks and the optimality of tough-on-crime policies (reading group)
Magdalena Dominguez Perez, University of Barcelona

25 June 2020
Do far-right mayors increase the probability of hate-crimes? Evidence from Italy
Alessio Romarri, University of Barcelona

15 June 2020
The Spirit of Ramadan and Criminal Acquittals: Causal Evidence from Pakistan
Sultan Mehmood, Aix-Marseille School of Economics

3 June 2020
Corruption and Extremism
Massimo Morelli, Bocconi University

14 May 2020
How Criminal Organizations Expand to Strong States: Migrants’ Exploitation and Vote Buying in
Northern Italy
Gemma Dipoppa, University of Pennsylvania

15 April 2020
Who Watches the Watchmen? Local News and Police Behaviour in the United States
Nicola Mastrorocco, Trinity College Dublin

1 April 2020
Urban criminal networks and the optimality of tough-on-crime policies
Magdalena Dominguez Perez, University of Barcelona

5 February 2020
Corruption under Austerity
Gianmarco Daniele, Bocconi University

15 January 2020
Life-Course Criminal Trajectories of Mafia Members
Gian Maria Campedelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


4 December 2019
Are Biometric Identification Machines Helping to Clean Up Elections? Evidence from Colombia
Manoel Gehrke, Bocconi University

31 October 2019
Fueling Organized Crime: Oil Thefts and the Mexican Drug War
Marco Le Moglie, Bocconi University