Deep web, drugs and Economics 101

The market for drugs is notoriously inefficient. Street dealers, who face the most risk of violence and arrest, aren’t compensated for it. But in Paul’s model, the biggest risk-taker was the facilitator, and he was getting the biggest share of the profits, just as economic theory said he should. If what Paul told me was true, I wondered, could the dark web be creating a better functioning and more efficient drug market?

Origen: The safe, user-friendly way to be a little drug lord: economic secrets of the dark web – Quartz


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