time and place
Friday 8 March 2024, 10:15–11:30
SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm. Coffee will be served from 10:00.
Early interventions are important to prevent the onset of criminal behavior. But how much is it possible to affect the choices an individual makes in life? What is the impact of behavioral programs that focus on young people's decision making?
Jens Ludwig is the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, director of the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab, codirector of the Education Lab, and codirector of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s working group on the economics of crime.
In the area of crime, Ludwig has written extensively about gun-violence prevention. Through the Crime Lab he is also involved in partnering with policymakers in Chicago, New York City, and across the country to use tools from social science, behavioral science, and computer science to identify effective (and cost-effective) ways to help prevent crime and violence. His research has been published in leading scientific journals.
IIES/SNS International Policy Talks is a collaboration between the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University and SNS with the mission to bring insights from leading international economists to the Swedish policy debate.
The seminar will be held in English.
Jens Ludwig, the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, director of the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab, codirector of the Education Lab, and codirector of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s working group on the economics of crime
Additional speakers will be added.
The meeting is free of charge and open to SNS members*, specially invited guests of IIES and SNS, academia as well as media.
The seminar will take place at SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm. Register using registration button above.