Mexico

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.

Crime and Covid-19

This study seeks to examine the effect of the COVID-19-related changes in routine activities on crime patterns in Mexico City.

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

The Covid-19 pandemic has thus far infected 5.6 million people and caused an excess of 350 thousand deaths worldwide. Latin America and the Caribbean are particularly likely to be affected by this crisis.

Mexico: after a year in power, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is failing to contain violence

AMLO's war against organised crime in Mexico isn't stopping people dying.

Mexico’s new president creates yet another national police force – but it will struggle to stem the bloody crimewave

Andrés Manuel López Obrador plans to combine army, navy and Federal Police units in a new 150,000 strong national guard.