Max Kapustin is a Research Director at the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab. He is part of a team working to design and evaluate interventions aimed at reducing violence and improving youth outcomes. Max received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan. His research interests include crime, public policy, health, and labor economics.
Guests Amy Thompson and Max Kapustin discuss the severity and root causes of Chicago’s gun violence problem, whether recent discourse in the national media and by President Trump accurately characterizes the problem, and how we can find workable solutions to make a difference.
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