organised crime

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.

Flawed Measurements of Organised Crime Activities

Extortion against businesses is one of the main security challenges facing the Mexican government today. However, extortion measurements are flawed.