Honestly, this is my favorite topic in the entire economics and finance universe, so much that if I were ever to do a PhD in economics (which I think at this point it’s safe to say I won’t), this is what I would do it on. I wish I had more time right now to get into the nitty gritty, but I don’t, so I’m just putting this here to fill my ongoing repository of all things oriented to economic dark matter.
Ceyhun Elgin and Oguz Oztunali have what appears to be an abstract of a new study on estimating the size of the global black market here.
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