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Structure verticale d’un réseau de distribution de drogues illicites et politique répressive optimale

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  • Sylvaine PORET

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Cet article s'attache à donner des fondements théoriques à la structure verticale des réseaux de distribution des drogues illicites, en faisant appel à l'analyse des relations verticales et en intégrant le caractère illégal de cette activité. Il analyse ensuite la manière dont les autorités, par l'intermédiaire des coûts de répression qu'elles imposent aux vendeurs de drogues, peuvent mettre en œuvre dans le cadre d'un équilibre décentralisé l'optimum social. Nous montrons qu'un réseau verticalement séparé, structure optimale de premier rang, très couramment observée sur ce marché, ne peut jamais être mis en œuvre.

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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).
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    1. Hauret, Laetitia & Langlais, Eric & Sonntag, Carine, 2009. "On the deterrent effect of individual versus collective liability in criminal organizations," MPRA Paper 14762, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Poret, Sylvaine, 2009. "An optimal anti-drug law enforcement policy," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 221-228, September.

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    Keywords

    Drogues illicites; relation verticale; répression;

    JEL classification:

    • 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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