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Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel This Is A Unique Look Into The Huge And Fascinating Multi Billion Dollar International Drug Industry Rather Than Reporting It As A War, Wainwight Looked At The Drug Trade As A Business, With A Quarter Billion Customers And Worldwide Revenues Of About Billion A Year With Similar Concerns As Any Fortune Business, Such As Human Resources, Outsourcing And Corporate Social ResponsibilitySome Of Wainwight S Insights To Help Turn The Way We Think About The War On Drugs On Its Head Include Supply And Demand Drug Cartels, As Monopoly Buyers, Use Tactics Like Forcing Their Suppliers, The Farmers, To Absorb Price Shocks When Coca Fields Are Eradicated, Rather Than Absorb It Themselves Research And Development The Cartels Have Invested In Innovative Ways To Increase Yield From Coca Plants So Even Though Less Coca Is Now Grown, It Yields Cocaine, Thus Keeping The Supply Chain In Good Shape Mergers And Acquisitions Why The Violence And Bloody Battles Of The Mexican Cartels Have Been Generated By Opportunistic Takeover Attempts Competition And Collusion Why The Mafias Running El Salvador S Drug Gangs Realized That Violent Competition Was Hurting Profits And Opted For A Strategy Of Collusion Social Responsibility How Cartels Give Back To Society By Meeting Social Needs That Governments Have Been Unable To Satisfy Media Relations How Dedicated Press Officers Communicate With And Threaten Local Journalists To Secure The Kind Of Coverage The Cartel Wants And Use The Media To Send Intimidating Messages To Their Rivals Human Resource Models How Cartels, In A Business With A High Turnover Of Personnel Because Of All The Killing Use Prisons As Employment Agencies And Training Academies To Ensure A Steady Stream Of New Recruits For Jobs That Are Risky And Don T Pay Particularly Well Franchising Lessons The Cartels Have Learned From Some Of Fortune S Restaurant BusinessUsing Classical Economics And Modern Business Theory To Explain Why Drug Cartels Work In The Way They Do And Based Seven Years Of Reporting In Than A Dozen Countries, Wainwright Provides Fascinating, Humorous And Novel Insights Into A Multibillion Dollar Worldwide Industry And Provides An Innovative Blueprint To Address The Drug Problem, As Well As A Range Of Other Criminal Activities If Mobsters Think Like Businessmen, Law Enforcers Can Thwart Them By Learning To Think Like Economists


10 thoughts on “Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

  1. says:

    Check outof my reviews at www.bookaddicthaven.comHaving lived in a border state since childhood, I ve always been intrigued by Mexico and the plight of that country s citizens When I was in high school 1990 s , my friends and I would frequently lie to our parents and stay out all night, bar hopping in Juarez As an adult, I d have a heart attack if I thou


  2. says:

    The Importance of Not being Ernest When a not so brave journalist was sent to cover what is possibly the most brutal business on earth, the expected and obvious epilogue could be On a not such a fine day, find him in the trunk of an anonymous vehicle, mummified in masking tape, as it happened to the majority of other inquisitive journalists like him.However, his m


  3. says:

    More addictive than a bag of illicit drugs one can imagine , this book takes a look at the multi billion dollar global drug industry in an entirely different way, viewing it as a business and showcasing its different business functions Narconomics, the economics of narcotics, in other words.This is not just a book about drugs but a look at many areas of business and economi


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    First off I m not about to become the next El ChapoEl Chapa Anyways I had a couple reasons for reading this book One I was looking for books on economics, and this one kept coming up as an interesting substitute to typically dry textbooks Two understanding drug culture and understanding how to better fight it is incredibly handy in my line of work So I thought I could kill two birds


  5. says:

    Despite reading cover to cover, I am no closer to establishing my own drug cartel Apart from this dissapointment, I d recommend the book.


  6. says:

    Once in a while you read a book that shatters your preconceptions and updates your world view In the wonderful Narcoeconomics How to Run a Drug Cartel , Tom Wainwright an editor at The Economist , explores the narcotics industry through an economic lens You ll see how drug cartels are muchlike McDonalds or Walmart than you previously thought optimizing their supply chains, competing, forming mergers, co


  7. says:

    Narconomics How to Run a Drug Cartel, by Tom Wainwright, is a book that examines the modern drug business both illegal and legal in terms of actual business principles What results is a fairly interesting and innovative book that mixes both journalistic style interviewing and reporting with business and economic principles though these lightly Wainwright starts off examining the point of origin, ie Coca farms in


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    Wainwright, an economist sent to Mexico to cover the drug wars for financial magazines, decided to apply business analysis after hearing cartel honcho after cartel honcho use business jargon to explain the trade jails are human resource departments, there are franchises, there are advertising and media branding campaigns, even price collusions with rivals if the incentives are right What ended up being really striking was


  9. says:

    Someone told me that economists can make everything sound boring, and it s true.You literally tell how to run a drug cartel but economic jargon and specific point of view make it kind of uninteresting.This book isn t bad, you get what was promised in the title, and there are even a few interesting statistics.


  10. says:

    Outstanding analysis of how cartels operate and why the war on drugs has been and continues to be a dismal failure Easy read Recommended.


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