Evaluating the Cost of Organised Crime from a Comparative Perspective

  title={Evaluating the Cost of Organised Crime from a Comparative Perspective},
  author={Ernesto Ugo Savona and Barbara Vettori},
  journal={European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research},
Whilst any estimation of crime costs is a challenge even at a national level and in respect to crimes not particularly problematic from the definitional viewpoint, like volume crimes, the task is much harder when one has to deal with the harm caused by organised crime, especially from a comparative perspective. First, notwithstanding many international acts and studies, the term ‘organised crime’ is still one of those most debated and blurred in criminology. To complicate matters further, any… 
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