Trafficking in Human Beings – an Economic Perspective on a Transnational Organized Crime
This course introduces students to the drivers, trends, and impacts of the ubiquitous transnational organized crime of trafficking human beings. Applying a socio-economic lens, it introduces participants to the complicated and complex challenges affecting consumers, businesses, and supply chains around the globe. These covert organizations and illicit trades are generating revenues, causing harm, and have a pervasive influence around the globe. The course examines a range of challenges that are facing governments, policymakers, and companies, as well as citizens, as they attempt to disrupt and prevent this crime.