Spesa pubblica e criminalità organizzata in Italia: evidenza empirica su dati panel nel periodo 1997-2003
Abstract[ENGLISH]This work presents original results regarding the relationship between economic life and organised crime in Italy. This empirical study is underpinned by some theoretical insights drawn from conflict and rent-seeking theories. Then the paper presents a panel analysis including the twenty Italian regions over the period 1997-2003. The results show that : (a) a significant positive association does exist between investments in real estate sector and the index of organised crime; (b) a significant positive association does exist between public investments and the index of organised crime index; (c) a significant negative association does exist between social protection expenditures and the index of organised crime; (d) a significant negative association does exist between investments in private investments and the index of organised crime. [ITALIAN] In questo lavoro si presentano risultati nuovi inerenti al legame tra sistema economico e criminalitÃ organizzata. Sulla base di alcuni intuizioni teoriche derivate dalle teoria economiche del rent-seeking e dei conflitti, Ã¨ stata costruita unâanalisi panel per le 20 regioni italiane nel periodo 1997-2003. I risultati dellâanalisi empirica mostrano che: (a) esiste unâassociazione positiva significativa tra gli investimenti nel settore delle costruzioni e lâindice di criminalitÃ organizzata; (b) Esiste una associazione positiva significativa tra gli investimenti della pubblica amministrazione e lâindice di criminalitÃ organizzata; (c) Esiste unâassociazione negativa significativa tra la spesa per protezione sociale e lâindice di criminalitÃ organizzata; (d) Esiste unâassociazione negativa significativa tra gli investimenti in industria in senso stretto e lâindice di criminalitÃ organizzata.
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- Caruso Raul, 2009. "Spesa pubblica e criminalità organizzata in Italia: evidenza empirica su dati Panel nel periodo 1997-2003," Economia & lavoro, Carocci editore, issue 1, pages 73.
- Caruso, Raul, 2008. "Spesa Pubblica E Criminalità Organizzata In Italia Evidenza Empirica Su Dati Panel Nel Periodo 1997-2003," MPRA Paper 6861, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances
- H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
- E26 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Informal Economy; Underground Economy
- H39 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Other
- P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism
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