Mexican Cartels as Vicious Firms

@inproceedings{Kan2015MexicanCA,
  title={Mexican Cartels as Vicious Firms},
  author={Paul Rexton Kan},
  year={2015}
}
Many in the academic and policy communities share the notion that organized crime groups operate similarly to legitimate businesses. For example, the United Nations World Ministerial Conference on Transnational Organized Crime took the view that organized crime syndicates are similar to large-scale legal enterprises but whose use of violence is only secondary to the required organizational capacity to earn profit. The Conference stated that “Like any business, the business of crime requires… CONTINUE READING

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