Illicit trade and the global economy / edited by Cláudia Costa Storti and Paul De Grauwe.
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- Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
- CESifo seminar series.
CESifo seminar series
1 online resource (277 p.)
- Organized crime.
- Economists explore the relationship between expanding international trade and the parallel growth in illicit trade, including illegal drugs, smuggling, and organized crime.
- Contents; Series Foreword; Contributors; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Purity, Price, and Production: Are Drug Markets Different?; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Motivation; 2.3 Risks and Prices; 2.4 Some Puzzles; 2.5 Participant Characteristics, Market Outcomes, and Policy; 2.6 Concluding Comments; Notes; References; Chapter 3. The Hidden Financial Flows of Organized Crime: A Literature Review and Some Preliminary Empirical Results; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Kinds of Organized Crime Financing: A Preliminary Literature Review
3.3 The Infiltration of Organized Crime and the Informal Money Transfer (Hawala) System3.4 Summary and Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 4. Gotcha! A Profile of Smuggling in Internationa lTrade; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Misinvoicing in Trade; 4.3 Methodology and Data; 4.4 Empirical Results; 4.5 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Data Appendix; Chapter 5. Dark Side of Trade in Iran: Evidence from a Structural Equation Model; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Review of the Literature; 5.3 Methodology; 5.4 Data; 5.5 Results; 5.6 Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; References
Chapter 6. Modeling the Cocaine and Heroin Markets in the Era of Globalization and Drug Reduction Policies6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Recent Developments in the Cocaine and Heroin Markets; 6.3 The Model for the Retail Drug Market; 6.4 Deriving the Producers' Supply Curve; 6.5 Linking up Demand and Supply of Drugs; 6.6 Globalization Once Again; 6.7 A Case Study: The Development of the West African Cocaine Route toward Europe; 6.8 Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 7. The Impact of Globalization on the UK Market for Illicit Drugs: Evidence from Interviews with Convicted Drug Traffickers
7.1 Introduction7.2 Superterritoriality: Illicit Drug Markets as Flexible Social Networks; 7.3 Summary; 7.4 Method; 7.5 Results; 7.6 Discussion; Acknowledgments; Note; References; Chapter 8. Khat, and the Informal Globalization of a Psychoactive Commodity; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 The Global Spread of Drug Use; 8.3 Globalization as a Conceptual Tool in the Analysis of Drug Markets; 8.4 Khat-Cultivation and Use; 8.5 State Decline and the Growth of the Informal Sector in Africa; 8.6 African States and International Agencies; 8.7 Khat as an Economic Success Story
8.8 The Significance of Khat in Exports, Tax Revenue, and Foreign Exchange Earnings8.9 The Anti-khat Campaign; 8.10 Propping up the Lame Leviathan-The Role of International Agencies; 8.11 Swimming against the Stream; 8.12 Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 9. Organized Crime and Foreign Direct Investment: The Italian Case; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 The Location of FDI in Italy; 9.3 Crime and the Economy; 9.4 The Empirical Analysis; 9.5 Conclusion; Appendix; Acknowledgments; Notes; References
Chapter 10. The War on Illegal Drugs in Producer and Consumer Countries: A Simple Analytical Framework
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- Storti, Cláudia Costa, editor.
Grauwe, Paul de, editor.
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