Structure verticale d'un réseau de distribution de drogues illicites et politique répressive optimale
AbstractThis paper gives a theoretical base to the vertical structure of the distribution network of illicit drugs by using the analysis of vertical relationships and the illegal character of the drug traffic. The model is then used to show how the regulator, through law enforcement costs imposed on drugs sellers, can implement the optimal structure. We show that the vertically separated network, .first best optimal structure, a very often noticed structure on drugs market, can never be implementable.
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Volume (Year): 71 (2005)
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- Sylvaine PORET, 2005. "Structure verticale d’un réseau de distribution de drogues illicites et politique répressive optimale," Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain) 2005043, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
- Sylvaine Poret, 2002. "Structure verticale d’un réseau de distribution de drogues illicites et politique répressive optimale," Working Papers 2002-07, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique.
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
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