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Published by the Australian Crime Commission: The Cost of Serious and Organised Crime in Australia, Dec 2015.
Published July 2013 杨泾, Walker J., and 吴志明. Where does China’s Dirty Money Outflow? - The Walker Gravity Model and Five Dimensions Analysis, Chinese Journal of Financial Theory and Practice, July 2013.
Published September 2013 Walker,J. and Unger B., (2013) Measuring Global Moneylaundering: - the Walker Gravity Model,, in Research Handbook on Money Laundering, Eds Brigitte Unger and Daan van der Linde, Edward Elgar Press.
Published 26/10/2011 Pietschmann, T. and Walker,J. (2011) Estimating illicit financial flows resulting from drug trafficking and other transnational organized crimes, Research Report, Vienna, U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime.
Published 1/1/2010 in the Review of Law and Economics: Measuring Global Money Laundering: "The Walker Gravity Model", by John Walker and Brigitte Unger (Utrecht University School of Economics)
Finalist in the ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards, 2008, recognising my work with the Chinese People's Public Security University, the UNODC and the IMF.
Updated estimates of ML in and through Australia
John Walker Crime Trends Analysis Contents
The analysis of trends in crime is a pre-requisite for finding solutions. This website aims to provide some assistance to those looking for solutions to crime, from the local level to, quite literally, the global level. Data about crime are often very poor. Inevitably, they relate only to crimes that the police find out about, or that victims report to police or special crime victimisation surveys. Academic criminologists have created quite a mystique about the so-called "dark figure of crime", to the extent that administrators and politicians are often convinced that analysis of the available data is simply a waste of time.
This website takes quite the opposite point of view, noting that crime is no different to economics in having poor and incomplete data. Economists, however, take this in their stride, and develop forecasting models that incorporate both the statistical evidence and the best available expert knowledge. The data issues are amplified many times over when you try to solve economic or crime problems at the international or global level, but we have shown, in these web pages, that it is not impossible to monitor trends in crime - even at the global level - and that international co-operation against crime can be based on a deeper analysis of the available facts, instead of simply following the dictates of those very annoying people who insist - without any evidence - that they have the answers.
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