Organized crime and electoral outcomes. Evidence from Sicily at the turn of the XXI century

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Buonanno, Paolo; Prarolo, Giovanni; Vanin, Paolo;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2015.11.002
  • Subject: Elections; Mafia-type organizations; | SECS-P/02 - Politica Economica | Political Science and International Relations | SECS-P/01 - Economia Politica | Mafia-type organizations | Economics and Econometrics | Elections

This paper investigates the relationship between Sicilian mafia and politics by focusing on municipality-level results of national political elections. It exploits the fact that in the early 1990s the Italian party system collapsed, new parties emerged and mafia familie... View more
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