Crime Control

With the University of Chicago Crime Lab
May 31st - June 1st
  • "Police-1978" by Andy Wilson (CC BY-NC-ND)"Police-1978" by Andy Wilson (CC BY-NC-ND)

The Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP), the Department of Economics at Sciences Po, and the University of Chicago Crime Lab are jointly organizing a two day workshop in Paris May 31st and June 1st 2012 on Crime Control policies.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for bringing together economists and other social scientist from Europe, the US, Central and South America, and elsewhere, to discuss empirical research related to the causes of criminal behavior and the most efficient strategies for crime control. The forum is open to psychologists, sociologists, criminologists, demographers, legal scholars and other researchers, as well as economists, in order to promote inter-disciplinary discussions relevant to the study of crime.

The workshop will take place at Paris Campus of Sciences Po Paris located in the city center of Paris. The preliminary program is attached below.

Registration before May 25th, by sending an email to : Pilar Calvo (

The Workshop is organized by

You can also read the seminar leaflet in PDF format.

[update] See also the paper Jens Ludwig published after visiting LIEPP: "Long-term effects of neighborhood environments on low-income families" , LIEPP Working Paper n°4, october 2012