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Title: UPON THE HIP - A STUDY OF THE CRIMINAL LOAN-SHARK INDUSTRY
Author(s): J M SEIDL
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Law Enforcement Assistance Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1968
Page Count: 244
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Publication Number: U
Type: Thesis/Dissertation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SUPPLY AND DEMAND, COSTS AND BENEFITS, AND MECHANISMS FOR SERVICE DELIVERY OF ILLICIT LOANS.
Abstract: INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, LOAN SHARKS, AND BORROWERS IN SEVERAL CITIES. THE BORROWER-LENDER AGREEMENT, THE LENDING PROCESS, AND THE COLLECTION PROCESS ARE DISCUSSED AS COMPONENTS OF THE ORGANIZED DELIVERY OF ECONOMIC SERVICES. THE MARKET FOR ILLICIT LOANS IS TREATED IN TERMS OF BORROWER CHARACTERISTICS AND SIZE OF LOAN REQUESTED.
Index Term(s): Economic analysis of crime; Loan sharking; Organized crime
Note: UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATION AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE, MA
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