The CLALS Working Paper Series is intended to provide an opportunity for the timely presentation of ongoing research and scholarship that bridges and catalyzes dialogue between scholarly, policy, and practitioner communities. Contributors to the CLALS Working Paper Series can include CLALS faculty affiliates, research fellows, and partners from beyond AU engaged in ongoing Center projects.
All CLALS working papers are available for download through the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), where they are incorporated into subject-classified eJournals and widely circulated throughout the scholarly community. SSRN's eJournals currently reach over 400,000 people in approximately 140 different countries. SSRN has been named the Number 1 Open Access Repository in the World by the Ranking Web of World Repositories.
No. 10, Capital Start-Ups: What We Know and Need to Know about Latino Entrepreneurship in the DC-Metro Region Barbara Bird and Michael Danielson Download full text
No. 9, "Let Us Care for Everyone's Home": The Catholic Church's Role in Keeping Gold Mining out of El Salvador Rachel Nadelman Download full text
No. 8, Violence and Community Capabilities: Insights for Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Central America Eric Hershberg, Juan Pablo Pérez Sáinz, Larissa Brioso, Rodolfo Calderón Umaña, Margarita Montoya, Karla Salazar, Mario Zetino, and Daniel E. Esser Download full text
No. 7, Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes, and Responses Dennis Stinchcomb and Eric Hershberg Download full text
No. 6, Transportistas y lavadores: El control territorial como argumento de poder en El Salvador Héctor Silva Ávalos Download full text
No. 5, Groundwork for Inclusive Development: Responses to Emergent Challenges in Latin American and Caribbean Economies Alejandro Foxley Download full text
No. 4, Corruption in El Salvador: Politicians, Police, and Transportistas Héctor Silva Ávalos Download full text
No. 3, Las iglesias ante las violencias en Latinoamérica: Modelos y experiencias de paz en contextos de conflicto y violencia Claudia Dary Fuentes Download full text
No. 2, Central American Migrants in Mexico: Implications for U.S. Security and Immigration Policy Amelia Frank-Vitale Download full text
No. 1, The El Salvador Gang Truce and the Church: What Was the Role of the Catholic Church? Steven Dudley Download full text