qEconomic Gangstersq is a fascinating exploration of the dark side of economic development. Two of the world's most creative young economists use their remarkable talents for economic sleuthing to study violence, corruption, and poverty in the most unexpected ways--Steven D. Levitt, coauthor of qFreakonomics.qWhile we certainly dona#39;t have all the answers, in our research odyssey to make sense of corruption and violence over the past decade, we have ... economics at U.S. academic institutions (Ray at the Columbia Business School and Ted at the University of California, Berkeley). ... Our economic detective work has taken us from remote Kenyan villages to the floor of the Indonesian stock exchange for newanbsp;...
|Author||:||Raymond Fisman, Edward Miguel|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 2008|