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Shoplifting in Russia: Factors and Economic Consequences

Student: Nikita Andreev

Supervisor: Marina A. Shabanova

Faculty: Faculty of Economic Sciences

Educational Programme: Economics (Bachelor)

Final Grade: 9

Year of Graduation: 2017

Shoplifting is а type of theft, which poses a problem of social and economic significance. According to the Global Retail Theft Barometer, losses from shoplifters in the 24 countries with the largest economy were estimated at US $46.89 billion in 2015. To reduce costs from theft, it seems to be necessary to examine the reasons, which influence the customer’s decision of whether to shoplift or not. By collecting a theory from previous studies, we developed a theoretical framework for studying of shoplifting development in Russia.

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