Highlighting the major Trade-Offs concerning Anti-Terrorism Policies

Published on 1 January 2012

While one might expect that the economic analysis of terrorism focuses mainly on the understanding of what economic circumstances affect the occurrence of terrorism and how the occurrence of terrorism affects economic outcomes, this is a very simplistic view. In reality, the contributions of economists to the analysis of security stems mostly from a methodological contribution by employing economic modeling and econometric tools to questions of security.


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