Lecciones de la Evidencia en Crimen, Violencia, y Conflicto

El sector de Crimen, Violencia, y Conflicto de J-PAL se centra en promover comunidades seguras, diseñar políticas efectivas para gestionar y reducir la violencia y los conflictos. Las lecciones de la evidencia que se muestra a continuación resume los resultados y hallazgos de programas que se basan en los principios de la terapia cognitivo-conductual para reducir el crimen y la violencia.

Chris Blattman (Universidad de Chicago) y Jens Ludwig (Universidad de Chicago); Co-Chairs del sector de Crimen, Violencia, y Conflicto

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Reducing criminal behavior through cognitive behavioral therapy

Last updated: April 2018
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can reduce criminal behavior among both at-risk youth and criminally engaged men, likely by helping them focus more on the future, change their self-perceptions, and/or slow their decision-making.

Sector Chairs

Co-Chair, Crime, Violence, & Conflict

Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies

University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Co-Chair, Crime, Violence, & Conflict

Philip K. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies

University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy

Sector Contacts

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Policy Associate , J-PAL Global

Policy Associate, J-PAL Global

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Policy Manager, J-PAL Global

Policy Associate, J-PAL Global