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Paradoxical effects of drug policy in a model with imperfect competition and switching costs

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  • Skott, Peter
  • Thorlund Jepsen, Gunnar

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 48 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 335-354

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  1. Sylvaine Poret & Cyril Téjédo, 2006. "Law enforcement and concentration in illicit drug markets," Working Papers 18933, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
  2. Naranjo, Alberto J., 2010. "Spillover effects of domestic law enforcement policies," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 265-275, September.
  3. Poret, Sylvaine, 2009. "An optimal anti-drug law enforcement policy," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 221-228, September.
  4. Sylvaine Poret, 2006. "L'impact des politiques répressives sur l'offre de drogues illicites. Une revue de la littérature théorique," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 57(5), pages 1065-1091.
  5. Adam Jacobsson & Alberto Naranjo, 2009. "Counter-intuitive effects of domestic law enforcement policies in the United States," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 323-343, November.
  6. Caulkins, Jonathan P. & Reuter, Peter, 2006. "Illicit drug markets and economic irregularities," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 1-14, March.

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