The Market for Extortions

Mehlum, Halvor, Torvik, Ragnar and Moene, Karl Ove (2001). The Market for Extortions. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Mehlum, Halvor
    Torvik, Ragnar
    Moene, Karl Ove
    Title The Market for Extortions
    Volume/Issue No. 2001/26
    Publication Date 2001
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 22
    Language eng
    Abstract

    We consider extortion gangs that are mafia-like in their protection of targets, but that are unlike the Mafia in their competition over targets. Does this type of organized crime pay? How are the returns to extortion affected by the number of competing ex

    Keyword Game theory
    Informal sector (economics)
    Supply and demand
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2001
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789524551779
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