Jeffords Quoted in Newsweek About Crimes Committed Against Environmental Activists

Posted on 8/16/2019 2:28:37 PM

Chris Jeffords, Department of Economics, was recently quoted in a Newsweek article about the global frequency of and trends in violent crimes committed against environmental activists (or “defenders”).

Using an older version of the data published by Global Witness, Jeffords and Alexi Thompson published a paper about the dynamic relationships between economic growth and homicides committed against environmental activists.