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Illicit Activity: The Economics of Crime, Drugs and Tax Fraud The Economics of Crime, Drugs and Tax Fraud

Edited By Ziggy Macdonald, David Pyle Copyright 2000
    302 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This title was first published in 2000:  A collection of research papers on the theme of illicit activity, all written by either members or associate members of the Public Sector Economics Research Centre in the Department of Economics at the University of Leicester. The work reported covers three areas of activity: crime (especially property-related crime); consumption of illegal substances (drugs); and income tax evasion.

    1: Introduction; 2: An Economic Model of Criminal Activity; 3: Measurement Error in Economic Models of Crime; 4: Crime, Deterrence and Economic Factors; 5: An Investigation into Quarterly Crime and its Relationship to the Economy; 6: The Relationship Between Economic Conditions and Property Crime: Evidence for the United States; 7: Imprisonment versus Fines: A Theoretical Perspective; 8: The Victims of Property Crime; 9: The Under-Reporting of Property Crime; 10: The Social and Economic Determinants of Illicit Drug Use; 11: The Labour Market Consequences of Illicit Drug Use; 12: Income Tax Evasion: A Theoretical Analysis; 13: Income Tax Evasion: An Experimental Approach


    Ziggy Macdonald, David Pyle