José Cuesta Ph.D. is a Senior Economist at the World Bank and an Affiliated Professor at the Institute of Public Policy at Georgetown University. His research interests include poverty, social policies, and intrahousehold allocation. He has published articles on those topics in Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of International Development, Journal of Latin American Studies, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economies, European Journal of Development Research, and Journal of Income Distribution, among others. Recently, he is working on the relationship between social capital, victimization, and democratization in Latin America. He can be contacted at World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington DC 20433; 1-202-4737781; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theory and Empirics of Democracy and Crime Revisited: How Much Further Can We Go with Existing Data and Methodologies?
Article first published online: 1 JUL 2013
© 2013 American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Inc.
American Journal of Economics and Sociology
Volume 72, Issue 3, pages 645–674, July 2013
How to Cite
Cuesta, J. (2013), Theory and Empirics of Democracy and Crime Revisited: How Much Further Can We Go with Existing Data and Methodologies?. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72: 645–674. doi: 10.1111/ajes.12025
The author thanks E. Alda, M. Cox, L. Hastings, W. Reech, and participants at the 2009 MPSA Meetings for comments and suggestions to previous versions of this article. This article does not necessarily reflect the views of World Bank or its Board of Directors, but exclusively those of the author. Usual disclaimers apply.
- Issue published online: 1 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 1 JUL 2013
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