Economists discover how drug gangs actually function

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Steven Levitt: The freakonomics of McDonalds vs. drugs

Uploaded on Jan 16, 2007 by TEDtalksDirector

http://www.ted.com Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isnt lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you.

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Every way you look at it, selling drugs for a gang is a rotten career choice.

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