Mexico

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on personal victimisation

This pre-registered study aimed to determine whether the COVID-19 pandemic affected the prevalence, incidence and concentration of personal victimisation in Mexico, and to examine if the impact of the pandemic on victimisation was correlated with personal characteristics.

¿Cómo pueden los análisis cuantitativos ayudar a prevenir el delito?

In this panel, I talked about how the analysis of repeat victimisation patterns can contribute to the design of better crime prevention strategies (in Spanish).

Crime and COVID-19: Effect of changes in routine activities in Mexico City

This peer-reviewed study showed that the incidence of most crime types in Mexico City decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, it also showed that some of the decreases were associated with the reduction of crime opportunities related to the disruption of routine activities.

Improving the measurement of extortion victimisation: The case of Mexico

This talk will discuss the current limitations of the existing instruments to measure extortion in Mexico, and propose ways in which they could be improved.

Crime and COVID-19: Effect of changes in routine activities in Mexico City

This talk presented the findings of a study on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime in Mexico City, and was followed by a Q&A on trends and issues in public security in Mexico in 2021.

¿Por qué algunas empresas pagan extorsión y otras no?

This talk presented the findings of a study on the determinants of extortion compliance in Mexico, and the implications to prevent this crime in Mexico and Central America.

Determinants of extortion compliance: Empirical evidence from a victimisation survey

This article focuses on the situational-, victim-, and area-level determinants of extortion compliance. Extortion, a quintessential organised crime, is one of the most common crimes in Mexico. However, compliance with extortion demands is relatively …

Crime and COVID-19: Effect of changes in routine activities in Mexico City

This study showed that the incidence of most crime types in Mexico City decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, it also showed that some of the decreases were associated with the reduction of crime opportunities related to the disruption of routine activities.

Register Now: COVID-19 and Crime Research Seminar

Register for a research seminar showcasing recent work on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime and policing. I will be presenting a talk on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime in Mexico City.

Crime and COVID-19: Effect of changes in routine activities in Mexico City

This study showed that the incidence of most crime types in Mexico City decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, it also showed that some of the decreases were associated with the reduction of crime opportunities related to the disruption of routine activities.