An economic approach to peacemaking and peacekeeping
AbstractThe greatest contribution that economics can make to banishing war lies in creating conditions that help keep the peace, especially in the long run. The problem is to identify the set of conditions that will generate positive incentives for nations to keep the peace and work out a set of policies and institutions capable of creating those conditions. The article outlines a few of the most critical conditions and sketches some of the kinds of policies that might help to bring them about.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Economists for Peace and Security (UK) in its journal Economics of Peace and Security Journal.
Volume (Year): 1 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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- H56 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - National Security and War
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