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CLAS Lecture Series: Prison conditions and recidivism: Evidence from an Expansion in Prison Capacity

Santiago Tobón is a PhD student in Economics at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. He earned his Masters in Economics in the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium, and his Masters in Administration at the Universidad EAFIT, Medellín. From 2013 to 2014, he was Advisor to the President of FINAGRO and from 2008 to 2011, he was first Director of Economic Development and then Director of Cadastre and Territorial Development at the regional Government of Antioquia, Colombia. His research interests lie in development economics, specifically the fields of economics of crime and conflict, and political economy. He will be sharing research from his paper "Prison conditions and recidivism: Evidence from an Expansion in Prison Capacity" in Colombia.

Details

When:

Friday, December 2, 2016. 12:30 PM

Where:

Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row

Sponsor:

Center for Latin American Studies

Contact:

(650) 725-0383
latinamerica@stanford.edu

Admission:

Lunch served at 12:15pm | Free and Open to the Public | No RSVP Necessary