Arms trade, security and conflict / edited by Paul Levine and Ron Smith.
Contributor(s): Levine, Paul | Smith, RonMaterial type: TextSeries: Studies in defence economics (Chur, Switzerland): v. 5.Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0203477162; 9780203477168; 9780415306485; 0415306485; 9786610291717; 6610291713; 9781134401567; 1134401566; 9781134401512; 1134401515; 9781134401550; 1134401558; 9781138811027; 1138811025Subject(s): Arms transfers -- Congresses | Defense industries -- Congresses | National security -- Congresses | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Marketing | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Trade & Tariffs | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Exports & Imports | Arms transfers | Defense industries | National securityGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arms trade, security and conflict.DDC classification: 382/.45355 LOC classification: HD9743.A2 | A747 2003ebOther classification: 89.77 | 89.77. Online resources: Click here to access online
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The economics of UK arms exports; 3 Potential and actual arms production: implications for the arms trade debate; 4 Export controls, market structure and international coordination; 5 Arms export controls and emerging domestic producers; 6 The supply-side implications of the arms trade: UK aerospace industry, economic adjustment and the end of the ColdWar; 7 New challenges to arms export control: whitherWassenaar?; 8 Rational wars with incomplete information; 9 Alliance formation, expansion and the core
10 The determinants of US military expenditures in the context of arms race11 Arms race models and econometric applications; 12 Demand for space expenditure and the space race between NATO and the USSR: an econometric analysis; 13 Arms trade, arms control and security: collective action issues; Index
The Arms Industry is an area that is of huge concern to many people around the world. The economics of this hugely important industry are a vital strand that needs to be understood. This volume brings together contributors from all over the globe, such as Todd Sandler and Keith Hartley, and focuses on the important issues surrounding the Arms Trade such as:*the determinants of US military expenditure*alliance formation and expansion*new challenges to export controlsThis well-rounded, comprehensive book will be of huge interest to students and academics involved in the econo.