The Business End of Blagging

In this piece at the Salisbury Review, Dalrymple says he isn’t sure if armed robbery, like that experienced by a nearby jeweller, is an economic boon or cost, but he knows one thing: the jeweller’s insurance company doesn’t mind it.

…or at least not totally, for it increases insurance premiums at the usual margin of profit. Indeed, where would insurance companies be without crime?

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