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The growth of Illicit Drugs Markets in the UK 1978-99.

By Stephen Pudney

Abstract

We use a number of aggregate indicators to construct an index of market size for each of eight illicit drugs. These indices can be constructed routinely on an annual basis and are suitable as a baseline against which to judge the impact of anti-drugs policies

Topics: Illicit drug markets, latent variables, cubic spline trend
Publisher: Dept. of Economics, University of Leicester.
Year: 2001
OAI identifier: oai:lra.le.ac.uk:2381/4367

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