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La política de seguridad democrática y las ejecuciones extrajudiciales

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  • Ernesto Cárdenas

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  • Edgar Villa

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Este artículo formaliza a través de un mecanismo de principal-agente la política de seguridad democrática del Gobierno de Uribe, y muestra su relación con el incremento de las víctimas de ejecuciones extrajudiciales llamados “falsos positivos”. El modelo explica las fallas de la política de seguridad democrática al compararla con una política contrafáctica alterna que involucre un nivel óptimo de auditoría a las unidades militares para evitar falsos positivos. Se encuentra que esta política contrafáctica aumentaría el bienestar de la sociedad.

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  • Ernesto Cárdenas & Edgar Villa, 2013. "La política de seguridad democrática y las ejecuciones extrajudiciales," Revista ESPE - Ensayos Sobre Política Económica, Banco de la República - ESPE, vol. 31(71), pages 64-72, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000107:010890
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    1. Daron Acemoglu & Leopoldo Fergusson & James A. Robinson & Dario Romero & Juan F. Vargas, 2016. "The Perils of High-Powered Incentives: Evidence from Colombia's False Positives," NBER Working Papers 22617, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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    Keywords

    Falsos positivos; Modelo principal-agente; Diseño de mecanismos; Política de seguridad democrática;

    JEL classification:

    • D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law
    • H56 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - National Security and War
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

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