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Economic gangsters

corruption, violence, and the poverty of nations

by Raymond Fisman

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corruption -- Economic aspects,
  • Political corruption -- Economic aspects,
  • Smuggling

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRaymond Fisman and Edward Miguel.
    ContributionsMiguel, Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6768 .F57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19889421M
    ISBN 109780691134543
    LC Control Number2008025208


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