This title was first published in 2000:  A collection of research papers on the theme of illicit activity, all written by either members or associate members of the Public Sector Economics Research Centre in the Department of Economics at the University of Leicester. The work reported covers three areas of activity: crime (especially property-related crime); consumption of illegal substances (drugs); and income tax evasion.

chapter 1|13 pages


ByZiggy Macdonald, David Pyle

chapter 2|23 pages

An Economic Model of Criminal Activity

ByDerek Deadman, David Pyle

chapter 3|21 pages

Measurement Error in Economic Models of Crime

ByDerek Deadman, Stephen Pudney, David Pyle

chapter 4|14 pages

Crime, Deterrence and Economic Factors

ByDerek Deadman, David Pyle

chapter 7|22 pages

Imprisonment versus Fines: A Theoretical Perspective

ByIngolf Dittmann

chapter 8|22 pages

The Victims of Property Crime

ByZiggy Macdonald, Stephen Pudney

chapter 9|23 pages

The Under-Reporting of Property Crime

ByZiggy Macdonald

chapter 10|26 pages

The Social and Economic Determinants of Illicit Drug Use

ByZiggy Macdonald

chapter 11|26 pages

The Labour Market Consequences of Illicit Drug Use

ByZiggy Macdonald, Stephen Pudney

chapter 12|18 pages

Income Tax Evasion: A Theoretical Analysis

ByAli Al-Nowaihi, David Pyle

chapter 13|23 pages

Income Tax Evasion: An Experimental Approach

ByStephen Pudney, David Pyle, Tolga Saruc