Quick Guide 4: Social network analysis in combating organised crime and trafficking

Jacopo Costa, Senior Research Fellow, offers this quick guide to social network analysis (SNA). He explains how it can help us to better understand and tackle the transnational organised crime and dark networks that sustain corruption, money laundering and illicit trafficking. 

  • What is social network analysis? 
  • What can it tell us?
  • What goes into the analysis?
  • How can SNA help law enforcement authorities and policymakers?

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