Rwanda’s involvement in Eastern DRC: A criminal real options approach

@article{Cassimon2013RwandasII,
  title={Rwanda’s involvement in Eastern DRC: A criminal real options approach},
  author={D. Cassimon and P. Engelen and F. Reyntjens},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={39-62}
}
This paper applies an alternative model to analyze criminal behaviour by countries based on real option models. Criminal options incorporate a richer framework than traditional cost-benefit models and allow examining the optimal timing of a crime as criminals have the possibility but not the obligation to commit a crime in the near future. From the model, we show how criminal states can actively manage their criminal options. More importantly, we show how the international community can… Expand
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