Crime and Economic Development
This study from CGD assesses the impact that recovering money from corrupt officials could have on a country's future development.
The Russian economy lost at least US$211.5 billion in illicit financial outflows from 1994 to 2011. These outflows represent the proceeds of crime, corruption, and tax evasion, and have serious negative consequences for the Russian economy.
In this report from the Households in Conflict Network, Patricia Justin and co-authors provide a more micro-level framework for analyzing violent conflict.
This is a summary of an event held at Chatham House in December 2012 whereby participants discussed different national experiences in the field of demand reduction and the role of public education and prevention in reducing both the supply and demand for drugs globally.
In this joint report from the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit and the European Commission, David Mansfield explains that expanding bans on opium has in fact undermined state formation, increased rural discontent, and presented new opportunities for the insurgency.
In this paper from the International Labor Organization, Bernd Beber and Christopher Blattman analyze the relationship between the role of coercion and child soldiering.
This report by Joshua Gogo offers a strategy and set of recommendations aimed at minimizing infrastructure vandalism and the incidence of oil theft in the Niger Delta
This paper identifies and evaluates the efforts by the federal and state governments, oil companies and non-governmental organizations towards ending the violence in the Niger Delta.
In this paper, Anca Maria Cotet and Kevin K. Tsui reveal the cross-country empirical findings on the relationship between Oil and Conflict.
This report from the U.S. Institute of Peace provides a summary of the roundtable discussion on the vulnerability of energy infrastructure in the Niger Delta.