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Draining Development? Control of Flows of Illicit Funds from Developing Countries

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ISBN-10: 082138869X

ISBN-13: 9780821388693

Edition: 2012

Authors: Peter Reuter, World Bank Group

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A growing concern among those interested in economic development is the realization that hundreds of billions of dollars are illicitly flowing out of developing countries to tax havens and other financial centers in the developed world. This volume assesses the dynamics of these flows, much of which is from corruption and tax evasion. What causes them, what are their consequences and how might they be controlled? The chapters by authors from a variety of backgrounds, including criminologists and practicing lawyers as well as economists, examine many dimensions of the phenomenon. For example, one chapter examines the political economy of the issue; to what extent is this the consequence of a…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Publication date: 2/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 548
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English