Applying Intermediate Microeconomics to Terrorism
AbstractThe authors show how microeconomic concepts and principles are applicable to the study of terrorism. The utility maximization model provides insights into both terrorist resource allocation choices and government counterterrorism efforts, and basic game theory helps characterize the strategic interdependencies among terrorists and governments.
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Volume (Year): 37 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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- A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
- A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate
- C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
- D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
- D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances
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