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Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies (2013)
Journal Article
Datta, M. N., & Bales, K. (2013). Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies. Brown Journal of World Affairs, 19(2), 205-224

Public discourse on human trafficking and modern-day slavery is reaching a tipping point -- it is coming to be understood as a global problem with economic and policy implications far beyond simple reports of cross-border human trafficking. A decade... Read More about Slavery is bad for business: analyzing the impact of slavery on national economies.

Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure (2013)
Journal Article
Datta, M. N., & Bales, K. (2013). Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure. Human rights quarterly, 35(4), 817-829. https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2013.0051

The estimation of the "dark figure" for any crime (the number of actual instances of a specific crime committed minus the reported cases of that crime within a population) has primarily rested on the ability to conduct random sample crime surveys. Su... Read More about Slavery in Europe: part 1, estimating the dark figure.