We are accepting abstract submissions for a Special Issue on Understanding the New Geographies of Organised Crime. Selected abstracts will be presented at a symposium that will be held in London in June 2023 and subsequently published in a top-ranked journal.
While Mexico's main counter-organised crime policy has been the 'kingpin’ strategy, evidence suggests that ‘neutralising’ criminal leaders is associated with increases in homicides. However, there is little research on the impact of such strategy on …
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.
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.
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.
Extortion against businesses is one of the main security challenges facing the Mexican government today. However, extortion measurements are flawed.