Assessing the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers for Schooling and Favela 'Pacification' on Violent Crime in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Shyne, James.


  • Abstract: Using an original panel constructed from micro data on crime and social assistance program coverage in Rio de Janeiro, this dissertation analyzes the impact of two very different government led initiatives - one an intensive law enforcement program targeting gang controlled favela communities and the other a conditional cash transfer program for schooling - on rates of violent crime ... read more
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