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Politically connected firms - Gangs and Territory

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 01 December 2010

Professor Laurie Taylor explores the connections between politics and business with economist Mara Faccio, who talks about her new research into the subject. Laurie also talks to criminologist Judith Aldridge and discusses her research about how territory influences youth gangs. They are joined by Peter Squires from Brighton University.

Producer: Chris Wilson.

  • Mara Faccio

    Hanna Chair in Entrepreneurship & Associate Professor of Finance at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

    Paper “Differences between Politically Connected and Non-Connected Firms: A Cross Country Comparison”
    Financial Management
    Autumn 2010, vol 39(3), 905-927

    Find out more about Mara Faccio
  • Peter Squires

    Professor of Criminology and Public Policy at Brighton University

    Shooting to Kill? Policing Firearms and Armed Response
    Publisher: Wiley
    ISBN-10: 0470779268
    ISBN-13: 978-0470779262

    Find out more about Peter Squires
  • Judith Aldridge

    Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of University of Manchester

    Book Chapter: Collateral Damage: Territory and Policing in an English Gang City
    Authors: Aldridge, Judith; Medina, Juanjo; Ralphs, Robert
    Book Title: Youth in crisis? : 'gangs', territoriality and violence
    Editor: Goldson, Barry
    Publisher:Willan Publishing
    ISBN: 9781843927525

    Find out more about Judith Aldridge



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