What big business has taught the drug lords.
Tom Wainwright is the Britain editor of The Economist. Until 2013 he was the newspaper's Mexico City correspondent, covering Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, as well as parts of South America and the United States border region. Before moving to Mexico in early 2010 he covered crime and social affairs for the Britain section of The Economist. He has a first-class degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University.
"An economics manual for the Breaking Bad generation... a fascinating account." * The Times *
"One of the pithiest and most persuasive arguments for drug law reform I have ever read." -- Misha Glenny * New York Times *
"A lively and engaging book." * Wall Street Journal *
"Great fun... He reveals how drug barons run their illegal multi-billion dollar global businesses in much the same way as Fortune 500 chief executives." * Sunday Times *
"Superb. One of the most original and smart takes I have read on the drugs world." -- Moises Naim, author of 'Illicit'