Illicit Small Arms Prices: Introducing Two New Datasets

This paper documents an effort of the Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers (NISAT) and the Small Arms Data Observatory (SADO) to make such inferential econometric analyses possible by assembling two new datasets on illicit small arms

Posted on January 21, 2017 | Read more

Estimating the Size of the Illicit Small Arms Economy in San Diego

This paper outlines and implements a method for estimating the markets for illicit small arms, sex, and drugs as constituent components of the total cash economy for the San Diego metropolitan

Posted on November 24, 2015 | Read more

The T-Rex in the Room: Using Network Analysis to Get a Better Grasp of Small Arms Issues

This report, aimed at addressing this issue, will (1) provide a literature review on SALW nonproliferation and social network analysis for context, (2) posit the case for the usefulness of social network analysis as an innovative descriptive and inferential tool in analyzing international SALW networks and nonproliferation efforts, (3) present a description of the data to be...

Posted on October 31, 2014 | Read more


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