International Trade, Security, And Transnational Terrorism : Theory And Empirics

The authors offer a general analytical framework illustrating the complex two-way interactions between trade and transnational terrorism. Then they survey the recent economic literature in light of this framework by pointing to the importance in empirical studies of (1) controlling appropriately for...

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Main Author: Mirza, Daniel
Other Authors: Verdier, Thierry
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C The World Bank 2006, 2006
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The authors offer a general analytical framework illustrating the complex two-way interactions between trade and transnational terrorism. Then they survey the recent economic literature in light of this framework by pointing to the importance in empirical studies of (1) controlling appropriately for theses interactions, (2) distinguishing between "source" countries and "target" countries of terrorism, and (3) taking into account the intertemporal persistence of terrorism between specific pairs of countries
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (1 online resource (29 p.))