LACEA Sessions at the 2001 AEA Meetings in New Orleans

January 5-7, 2001, New Orleans, LA

Association: Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)

Session title: Violence and Corruption: An Economic Perspective (K42)

Presiding: Roberto Steiner, Universidad de los Andes

Steven Levitt and Mark Duggan, University of Chicago – "Winning Isn’t Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling"

Rafael DiTella, Harvard University, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, Universidad Torcuato DiTella – "Using a Terrorist Attack to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime"

Pablo Fajnzylber, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Norman Loayza, Banco Central de Chile and World Bank, Daniel Lederman, World Bank – "Inequality and Violent Crime: An Empirical Note"

Edward Glaesser, Harvard University -- Title TBA


Eduardo Lora (Inter-American Development Bank)
Claudio Sapelli (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
Roberto Steiner (Universidad de los
Federico Weinschelbaum (Universidad de San Andrés)

(Organizer) Roberto Steiner

Universidad de los Andes
Cra. 1E No. 18A-10
Bogota, Colombia
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Changes and corrections to the program should be sent to Violet O. Sikes, American Economic Association, 2014 Broadway, Suite 305, Nashville, TN 37203