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Jane Esberg

Fellow, Economics of Conflict

Crisis Group Role

As an Economics of Conflict Fellow, Jane integrates quantitative and text analysis methods with Crisis Group's work on criminal and political violence, with a regional focus on Latin America. She is also a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University.

Professional Background

Jane received her PhD in Political Science from Stanford University, where her dissertation used original micro-data to study the relationship between popular support and repression during Chile's authoritarian regime. A list of her research can be found here.

Areas of Expertise

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Criminal violence
  • Political violence
  • Authoritarianism
  • Latin America


  • English
  • Spanish