Poverty, political freedom, and the roots of terrorism in developing countries: An empirical assessment
AbstractWe find that political freedom has a significant and non-linear effect on domestic terrorism, but has no statistically significant effect on transnational terrorism. Geography and fractionalization limit a country's ability to curb terrorism, while strong legal institutions deter terrorism.
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Domestic and transnational terrorism Political freedom Electoral self-determination;
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- Subhayu Bandyopadhyay & Javed Younas, 2011. "Poverty, political freedom, and the roots of terrorism in developing countries: An empirical assessment," Working Papers 2009-023, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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