The project aims to re-think conventional assumptions and offer new insights into the determinants of urban violence, including in particular identifying context-specific circumstances under which everyday urban conflict becomes violent.
Principal Investigator: Maria Evandrou. Lead Organisation: University of Southampton (School of Social Sciences)
Co-Investigators: Jane Cecelia Falkingham (University of Southampton); Angela Baschieri (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine); Catherine Kyobutungi (African Population and Health Research Center - APHRC); Gloria Chepngeno Langat (University of Southampton)
We use a controlled randomized trail to estimate the causal effects of a low-cost housing intervention on multiple dimensions of welfare in Latin America countries El Salvador and Peru.