Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations

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Abscam Operation, 20–21
Africa. See specific countries and issues
Agnelli, Giovanni, 49
Amassalik Inuit, 138
Amazon (company), 25
Angola, 96, 120b, 175; diamond mining and, 181b-85b; economic revival of, 184b
antiparasitic drugs, school attendance and, 193–95
armed conflict, 148–55; Africa and, 114–16, 174–78; civil versus foreign, 173–74; disarmament and, 175–76; economic factors and, 116–17, 120–22; GDP and, 124; government stability and, 176–78; infrastructure investment and, 162–63, 170–71; OECD and, 120–21; political transformation and, 163–64; rainfall and, 122–27, 149; reconciliation and, 179–81; selection bias and, 174; technological innovation and, 164; tribal hatreds and, 116–17
Bakrie, Aburizal, 34, 38
behavioral economics, 96–97, 222n8
Bellow, Adam: In Praise of Nepotism, 30
Bimantara Citra, 33–40
Blood Diamond, 183b
Bloomberg, Michael, 104
Bono, 9
Borsuk, Rick, 37–38
Botswana, 20–21; Drought Relief Program, 152–53, 199–200
bribery, commerce and, 66–67
Bush, George W., 32, 73–74, 174, 217n4
Busia (Kenya), 193–95, 232n9
Canada: corruption in, 95; United States and, 94–95
Capone, Al, 5–7
Chad, 17–18; corruption and, 156; economic decline of, 111–12;

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