The mission of the Pearl Project is to conduct original investigation about significant public issues and contribute to sound public policy decisions.


The Pearl Project conducts its investigation doing original interviews, document analysis, literature reviews and collaboration with experts, among other methodologies.

Social Network Analysis

The Pearl Project uses multidimensional visual mapping to help identify hidden connections between individuals and organizations, networks, patterns of behavior and hubs of operation.


The Pearl Project uses a virtual database for the information that its researchers gather, in an attempt to foster international collaboration and cooperation.

Classroom Tools

Pearl Project findings are presented in public conferences and seminars and published in op-eds, media outlets, professional publications and long-form narratives.