Develops an alternative interpretation of the social, economic, and political changes in Colombia, dealing with Colombia's political economy and economic development, and the country's illegal drug industry. Establishes links between political party development and the high level of violence that characterizes the region, explains why the marijuana industry burgeoned in the early 1970s, and addresses the impact of the drug industry on Colombian society. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORBut in the case of coca this is just the beginning, because conversion factors are needed to determine how much coca is needed to ... To arrive at an average price in these markets, it is necessary to know the prices in and the relative size of each market segment. ... that are used for legal and illegal domestic consumption in Bolivia and Peru, the amount processed by entrepreneurs of other nationalities, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Political Economy and Illegal Drugs in Colombia|
|Author||:||Francisco E. Thoumi|
|Publisher||:||United Nations University Press - 1995|