REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes - People walk over drawings depicting chalk outlines of bodies during a protest at Carioca square in downtown Rio de Janeiro December 3, 2013.

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Targeting Violence Reduction in Brazil

October 2014, Matthew Ingram and Marcelo Marchesini da Costa

Matthew Ingram and Marcelo Marchesini da Costa examine clustering patterns of violence within Brazil. They study how public policies affect homicide rates and show how these policies might be further tailored geographically to have greater impact.

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