International Working Group on International Organized Crime

NIJ convened an international working group to explore the state of knowledge of international organized crime. The group met in January of 2010. 

The group included researchers from various disciplines and focused on the quality of existing research in:

  • Criminology
  • Political science
  • History
  • Economics 
  • Sociology 

The group made recommendations on a number of topics, including:

  • How to grow the research community.
  • Major methodological and practical obstacles to better research in the field. 

Read the summarized recommendations of this group (pdf, 35 pages).

Date Modified: June 17, 2010