Title

Organized Crime and Retail Activity along the Northern Border in Mexico

Publication Date

4-26-2013

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The impacts of homicides committed by organized crime have affected northern Mexico in a high profile manner between 2008 and 2011. This article examines the impacts of those crime waves on retail activity in the six largest northern border metropolitan economies of Mexico. Retail losses due to violence of this nature are quantified forall six cities. Potential gains related due reductions in organized crime homicides are also calculated.

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