David Mitre Becerril

David Mitre Becerril is a doctoral student in criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received an MS in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, a BA in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM), and a BA in Political Science from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM). Before starting graduate school, he worked as a data analyst at the Mexican census bureau and as an economist at an environmental Mexican research agency. David is interested in understanding the causes and effects of crime and violence, particularly how income-based policies and shocks influence crime.