"Robin Hook": The Developmental Effects of Somali Piracy

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Shortland, A;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Subject: piracy | Somalia, piracy, cash transfers, economic development, remote sensing, satellite imaging | economic development | K42 | remote sensing | Somalia | R11 | O17 | cash transfers | O18 | satellite imaging
    • jel: jel:R11 | jel:O18 | jel:O17 | jel:K42
      ddc: ddc:330

Copyright @ 2011 Brunel University Naval counter-piracy measures off Somalia have failed to change the incentives for pirates, raising calls for land-based approaches that may involve replacing piracy as a source of income. This paper evaluates the effects of piracy ... View more
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    Lindley, Anna (2009), “Between 'Dirty Money' and 'Development Capital': Somali Money Transfer Infrastructure Under Global Scrutiny,” African Affairs (August, 2009), pp. 519-539.

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