Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?

The main purpose of this chapter is to summarize the information currently available on cocaine production and trafficking. The chapter starts by describing the available data on cocaine production and trade, the collection methodologies, (if available) used by different sources, the main biases in...

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Autores Principales: Mejía, Daniel, Posada, Carlos Esteban
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Banco de la República 2007
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Acceso en línea:http://repositorio.banrep.gov.co/handle/20.500.12134/5462
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spelling oai:RI-BanRep:20.500.12134-54622019-04-16T16:14:55Z Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know? Mejía, Daniel Posada, Carlos Esteban H56 - National Security and War C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Analysis K42 - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law Cocaine Narcotraffic War on drugs Cocaína Narcotráfico Cocaína -- Producción Política antidroga K42 - Conducta ilegal y aplicación de la ley C81 - Metodología de la recopilación, estimación y organización de datos microeconómicos; análisis de los datos H56 - Seguridad nacional y guerra The main purpose of this chapter is to summarize the information currently available on cocaine production and trafficking. The chapter starts by describing the available data on cocaine production and trade, the collection methodologies, (if available) used by different sources, the main biases in the data, and the accuracy of different data sources. Next, the chapter states some of the key empirical questions and hypotheses regarding cocaine production and trade and takes a first look at how well the data matches these hypotheses. Also, the chapter states some of the main puzzles in the cocaine market and studies some of the possible explanations. These puzzles and empirical questions should guide future research into our understanding of the key determinants of illicit drug production and trafficking. Finally, the chapter studies the different policies that producer countries have adopted to fight against cocaine production and the role consumer countries play in the implementation of anti-drug policies. 2007-06-18 2007-06-18 Working Paper Documentos de trabajo Published Version http://repositorio.banrep.gov.co/handle/20.500.12134/5462 http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12134/5462 spa Documentos de Trabajo Borradores de Economía Borradores de Economía; No. 444 https://ideas.repec.org/p/bdr/borrec/444.html https://ideas.repec.org/p/col/000094/003955.html Open Access https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ Acceso abierto Atribucion-NoComercial-CompartirIgual CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Las opiniones contenidas en el presente documento son responsabilidad exclusiva de los autores y no comprometen al Banco de la República ni a su Junta Directiva. PDF application/pdf image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg image/jpeg Bogotá Banco de la República
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topic H56 - National Security and War
C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Analysis
K42 - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
Cocaine
Narcotraffic
War on drugs
Cocaína
Narcotráfico
Cocaína -- Producción
Política antidroga
K42 - Conducta ilegal y aplicación de la ley
C81 - Metodología de la recopilación, estimación y organización de datos microeconómicos; análisis de los datos
H56 - Seguridad nacional y guerra
spellingShingle H56 - National Security and War
C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Analysis
K42 - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
Cocaine
Narcotraffic
War on drugs
Cocaína
Narcotráfico
Cocaína -- Producción
Política antidroga
K42 - Conducta ilegal y aplicación de la ley
C81 - Metodología de la recopilación, estimación y organización de datos microeconómicos; análisis de los datos
H56 - Seguridad nacional y guerra
Mejía, Daniel
Posada, Carlos Esteban
Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
description The main purpose of this chapter is to summarize the information currently available on cocaine production and trafficking. The chapter starts by describing the available data on cocaine production and trade, the collection methodologies, (if available) used by different sources, the main biases in the data, and the accuracy of different data sources. Next, the chapter states some of the key empirical questions and hypotheses regarding cocaine production and trade and takes a first look at how well the data matches these hypotheses. Also, the chapter states some of the main puzzles in the cocaine market and studies some of the possible explanations. These puzzles and empirical questions should guide future research into our understanding of the key determinants of illicit drug production and trafficking. Finally, the chapter studies the different policies that producer countries have adopted to fight against cocaine production and the role consumer countries play in the implementation of anti-drug policies.
format Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
author Mejía, Daniel
Posada, Carlos Esteban
author_facet Mejía, Daniel
Posada, Carlos Esteban
author_sort Mejía, Daniel
title Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
title_short Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
title_full Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
title_fullStr Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
title_full_unstemmed Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
title_sort cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know?
publisher Banco de la República
publishDate 2007
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