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Priorità allo sviluppo civile
[Priority to Civil development]


  • Suppa, Alberto


The mafia business has spread out its interest towards new sectors, from tourism to large-scale retail trade and public services, like wastes, producing an income estimated around 6% of italian GPA. Moreover, the Mafia presence in the economic field presents also a "clean" face that, through money laundering, results involved in formally legal activities. Therefore, tha autor deals with the issue of the alterations caused by mafia criminality on market functioning.

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  • Suppa, Alberto, 2008. "Priorità allo sviluppo civile
    [Priority to Civil development]
    ," MPRA Paper 21751, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:21751

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    1. Danny Ben-Shahar, 2004. "Productive Signaling Equilibria and Over-Maintenance: An Application to Real Estate Markets," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 28(2_3), pages 255-271, March.
    2. Sudipto Bhattacharya, 1979. "Imperfect Information, Dividend Policy, and "The Bird in the Hand" Fallacy," Bell Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 10(1), pages 259-270, Spring.
    3. Berkman, Henk & Eleswarapu, Venkat R., 1998. "Short-term traders and liquidity: a test using Bombay Stock Exchange data," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 339-355, March.
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    market; development; mafia; sen; becker; sicilia; calabria; pizzo; legalità; sviluppo;

    JEL classification:

    • P48 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
    • A10 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - General
    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics


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