TITLE: Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy
SPEAKER: Moises Naim
EVENT DATE: 03/28/2007
RUNNING TIME: 66 minutes
Moises Naim gave a talk about his book "Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division.
His book is based on exhaustive research throughout the world, and his presentation focused on the tremendous growth of illicit trade across all international borders that threatens legitimate commerce, which has to abide by national and international regulations.
Speaker Biography: Moises Naim holds a master's and doctoral degree from MIT. He is editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine, a former Minister of Economy of Venezuela and a foremost expert on economic development, international finance and globalization.