Jan. 24-25, 2013: IDB seminar on the costs of crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold a two-day seminar, “The Costs of Crime and Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean: Methodological Innovations and New Dimensions,” on Thursday, Jan. 24, and Friday, Jan. 25, in Washington, DC.
Michael Jacobson, president and director of the Vera Institute of Justice, will talk about the Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank for Criminal Justice in a Friday-morning session with Hugh Waters, an economist and associate professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, who will discuss “The Economic Dimension of Interpersonal Violence.”
The seminar will also feature Vanderbilt Law School Professor Mark Cohen, an expert on the economics and societal costs of crime, who will talk about “Economic Cost of Crime and Public Policy Decisions” on Thursday afternoon.
For more information or to register for the seminar, visit the IDB website.