This book, performs a review of the most recent literature about the topic of economic growth, inequality, poverty and violence in Colombia. The book explores some of the characteristics, connexion and realities that have been documented in the existing literature on the incidence that those variables may have on dynamic violence. The author concentrates on the different effects that poverty, the geographical localisation of violent groups, and the production of illegal crops may exert on the high levels of violence experienced by some regions in the country. The book combines methods and applications recent.
Alexander, Cotte Poveda.
is Researcher of Development Economics and Economic Growth, and a senior researcher at the Center for development alternatives, Research Group on Violence, Institutions and Economic Development, Faculty of Accounting and Administration, University of La Salle, Bogota, Colombia.