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June 2017 Blog Posts (1)

The Effect of Violent Crime on the Human Capital Accumulation of Young Adults by Ryan BROWN & Andrea VELÁSQUEZ

This paper estimates the effect of an unprecedented increase of drug-related violence in Mexico on the educational attainment, cognitive ability, time allocation, and employment behavior of young adults between the ages of 14 and 17.

The panel nature and the timing of the second (2005) and third wave (2009) of the Mexican Family Life Survey allows for some unique gains in the conflict literature, as we are able to compare pre and post violence outcomes, assess migratory behavioral…

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Added by Román Culebro Martínez on June 20, 2017 at 1:09pm — No Comments

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