Alberto Aziani

Alberto Aziani is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and researcher at Transcrime – Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime. His main research interests are transnational crimes, illicit markets, organized crime, and illicit financial flows.

Scientific articles on COVID-19 and crime
• Aziani, A., Bertoni, G. A., Jofre, M., Riccardi, M. (2021). COVID‑19 and Organized Crime: Strategies employed by criminal groups to increase their profits and power in the first months of the pandemic, Trends in Organized Crime. • Campedelli, G. M., Favarin, S., Aziani, A., Piquero, A. R. (2020) Disentangling community-level changes in crime trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago, Crime Science, 9 (21): 1-18
• Campedelli, G. M., Aziani, A., Favarin, S. (2020) Exploring the Immediate Effects of COVID-19 Containment Policies on Crime: an Empirical Analysis of the Short-Term Aftermath in Los Angeles, American Journal Of Criminal Justice, • UNODC (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on organized crime. Vienna: UNODC.