What caused the growth of the Sicilian Mafia?

Season 1, Episode 4,  Jul 25, 2018, 08:00 AM

We all know how films and television tell the story of the Mafia, but what can economics tell us about its origins? Tim Phillips talks to Giuseppe De Feo about a new paper that tells the story of how the drought of 1893 has had social and economic effects that are still being felt today.

Read about this research on VoxEU.