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Capital Crimes: Kidnappings and Corporate Investment in Colombia

In: The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America

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  • Rony Pshisva
  • Gustavo A. Suarez

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  • Rony Pshisva & Gustavo A. Suarez, 2010. "Capital Crimes: Kidnappings and Corporate Investment in Colombia," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, pages 63-97, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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