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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Jorge Martinez PalomaresJorge Martinez Palomares


Jorge Martinez received his Master of Science degree from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. He has a BA in International Relations from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), a Master of Science in Agricultural Economcis and Natural Resources from the Universidad Autonoma Chapingo (UACh), and a certificate of Environmental Dimension in the Design and Execution of Public Policies from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).  

At Texas A&M University, his research has focused on development economics and crime prevention in Mexico. His interest lies in conflict and violence, climate change,  international development and econometric model applications. Before moving to the United States, he worked  as a professor in Statistics and Probability. He participated in public policies evaluation as a data collector and data analyst.

Jorge recently received an Outstanding Thesis Recognition from Texas A&M University's Department of Agricultural Economics for his Thesis entitled The Impact of the Mexican Government Budget for Crime and Violence Prevention Programs on International Homicides. 

Currently, Jorge Martinez is a Research Assistant at ConDev, supporting studies related to crime prevention in Mexico, sponsored by USAID Mexico Mission. He helps with technical support regarding  data collection and data analysis. 

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