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Juan Carlos Munoz-Mora - Post Doctoral Researcher

Conflict and Violence
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Dr. Juan Carlos Munoz-Mora is Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Conflict and Violence Cluster at IDS. His primary research interests are in Development Economics, Political Economics, Agricultural Economics and Micro-econometrics. Prior to joining IDS, Juan Carlos was a one-year Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Economics Department at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Juan Carlos has a Ph.D in Economics from the European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 2016. He completed his dissertation on the micro-level impact of civil war and illegal activities in developing countries, under the supervision of Professor Philip Verwimp (ULB) and Marta Reynal-Querol (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). He received the European Doctorate mention for his stay at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra during the research phase of his Ph.D (three years).

The aim of this project is to develop a research agenda on the long-term effect of civil conflict on institutions, particularly on land tenure structure, in Colombia.

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Does Land Titling Matter? The Role of Land Property Rights in Colombia’s War on Drugs

IDS Policy Briefing 156 (2018)

The ‘war on drugs’ has failed. Despite an increase in law enforcement, production levels of coca – the crop used to make cocaine – have hardly altered in the last decade. More details

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The Role of Land Property Rights in the War on Illicit Crops: Evidence from Colombia

World Development 103 (2018)

This paper examines the effect of the formalisation of land property rights in the war against illicit crops, using the case of Colombia. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Do Trees on Farms Matter in African Agriculture

World Bank (2018)

This study highlights the prevalence and importance of trees in African agriculture. Trees on farms provide a significant source of income for many households across the continent. More details

Returning Home after Civil War: Food Security and Nutrition among Burundian Households

The Journal of Development Studies 54.6 (2018)

This journal article investigates the food security and nutritional status of formerly displaced households in Burundi. More details

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Prevalence, Economic Contribution, and Determinants of Trees on Farms across Sub-Saharan Africa

Forest Policy and Economics 84 (2017)

Trees on farms are often overlooked in agricultural and natural resource research and policy in Sub-Saharan Africa. This article addresses this gap using data from five countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Agriculture; Conflict Violence and Security; Nutrition; Poverty; Reducing Inequalities.

Geographic Expertise:
Latin America and the Caribbean; Burundi; Colombia.