Can San Diego learn to love trade?

Can San Diego learn to love trade?

“We really punch above our weight,” said David Shirk, the former director of the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego. The trade component of this economic performance depends on Los Angeles-area infrastructure, according to a 2011 analysis by Steve Erie, a UCSD expert on infrastructure investment…. Shirk, the USD professor, observes that if … Continue reading

Illicit Drug Distribution in the United States

Illicit Drug Distribution in the United States

Drug trafficking networks are an international phenomenon, but much of the discussion about such networks tends to focus on how they are structured and operate in other countries, like Mexico and Colombia. Except for mostly local crime analysis, there is relatively little scholarly research available on drug trafficking on the U.S. side of the border. … Continue reading