Peer-reviewed articles

“Controlling Bureaucracies in Weak Institutional Contexts: The Politics of Police Autonomy”. Governance, 2019, 1-18. See paper here. 

State Regulation of Organized Crime: Politicians, Police, and Drug Trafficking in Argentina“.  Latin American Politics and Society, 2019, 61:3, 104-128. See paper here. 

“Who Protects Whom? Politicians, Police and the Regulation of Drug Trafficking in Argentina”  Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Working Paper 426. Published January 2018.

“Blame Avoidance and Policy Stability in Developing Democracies: The Politics of Public Security in Buenos Aires” (with Alison Post). Comparative Politics, 49:1, October 2016.

Research projects

“Political competition and police violence in developing democracies: Subnational police killings in Brazil.” Under review.

“A political economy of security and criminal justice policies in Latin America”

“Beyond Confrontation or Corruption: Informal Regulation and the Governance of Organized Crime in Latin America”

Other works

“Police, Politics and Political Science”. Comparative Politics Newletter, 28:1, Spring 2018.

“The political economy of citizen security: a conceptual framework.” Inter-
American Development Bank, Technical Note IDB-TN-1343. Published January