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Benjamin Lessing
Benjamin Lessing
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
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Year
Conceptualizing criminal governance
B Lessing
Perspectives on politics 19 (3), 854-873, 2021
2912021
Making peace in drug wars: Crackdowns and cartels in Latin America
B Lessing
Cambridge University Press, 2017
2882017
Logics of violence in criminal war
B Lessing
Journal of Conflict Resolution 59 (8), 1486-1516, 2015
2622015
Legitimacy in criminal governance: Managing a drug empire from behind bars
B Lessing, GD Willis
American Political Science Review 113 (2), 584-606, 2019
2022019
Gang rule: Understanding and countering criminal governance
C Blattman, G Duncan, B Lessing, S Tobón
National Bureau of Economic Research, 2021
1242021
Counterproductive punishment: How prison gangs undermine state authority
B Lessing
Rationality and Society 29 (3), 257-297, 2017
1152017
As facções cariocas em perspectiva comparativa
B Lessing
Novos estudos CEBRAP, 43-62, 2008
1052008
Inside out: The challenge of prison-based criminal organizations
B Lessing
Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 2016
542016
Endogenous state weakness in violent democracies: Paramilitaries at the polls
D Hidalgo, B Lessing
Work. Pap., Mass. Inst. Technol., Cambridge, MA, 2015
54*2015
The logic of violence in criminal war: Cartel-State conflict in Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil
B Lessing
University of California, Berkeley, 2012
442012
The Brazilian small arms industry: legal production and trade
P Dreyfus, B Lessing, JC Purcena
Small arms in Brazil: Production, trade, and holdings, 30-83, 2005
39*2005
The danger of dungeons: Prison gangs and incarcerated militant groups
B Lessing
Small arms survey 6, 157-183, 2010
372010
Small arms in Brazil: production, trade, and holdings
P Dreyfus, B Lessing, M de Sousa Nascimento, JC Purcena
Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2010
372010
Brasil: as armas e as vítimas
RC Fernandes, B Lessing
372005
The logic of violence in drug wars: cartel-state conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia
B Lessing
Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law Working Paper, 2013
26*2013
When business gets bloody: State policy and drug violence
B Lessing
Small Arms Survey 2012, 40-77, 2012
242012
Gangs of Medellín: How organized crime is organized
C Blattman, G Duncan, B Lessing, S Tobon
Unpublished work in progress, 2019
232019
The Demand for Firearms in Rio de Janeiro
B Lessing
Brazil: The Guns and the Victims. Rio de Janeiro: Viva Rio, 202-20, 2005
23*2005
Gobierno criminal en Medellín: panorama general del fenómeno y evidencia empírica sobre cómo enfrentarlo
C Blattman, G Duncan, B Lessing, S Tobón, JP Mesa-Mejía
212020
State-building on the margin: An urban experiment in Medellín
C Blattman, G Duncan, B Lessing, S Tobon
University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper, 2022
192022
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