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  • Jurgen Brauer

    (Augusta State University)

  • J Paul Dunne

    (University of the West of England)

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This issue of the Journal opens with a symposium consisting of six articles on the organization of force in the modern world. The first three deal with the issue of the induction of youth into a state's armed service, either by conscription or by joining a volunteer, market-wage paid force. The other three articles concern various aspects of the increasing trend toward privatization and internationalization of violent conflict, including how post-9/11 terrorist organizations finance themselves. In this issue, we also present three excellent overview articles. The first surveys accomplishments and challenges of research in defense economics, the second discusses recent developments in Russian military expenditure, and the third provides a very well-done, succinct summary of the academic literature on the economics of terrorism.

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Article provided by Economists for Peace and Security (UK) in its journal Economics of Peace and Security Journal.

Volume (Year): 2 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 1-5

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  1. Saleh, Mohamed, 2012. "From Kuttabs to Schools: Educational Modernization, Religion, and Human Capital in Twentieth Century Egypt," TSE Working Papers 12-366, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), revised Sep 2012.
  2. Sven Rudolph & Friedrich Schneider, 2011. "Did the Japanese Patient Follow the Doctor's Orders? Mostly no! A Public Choice Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Schemes in Japan before and after the Earthquake," CESifo Working Paper Series 3639, CESifo Group Munich.
  3. David Heres & Steffen Kallbekken & Ibon Galarraga, 2013. "Understanding Public Support for Externality-Correcting Taxes and Subsidies: A Lab Experiment," Working Papers 2013-04, BC3.
  4. Brauer, Jurgen & Caruso, Raul, 2011. "Peace economists and peace economics," MPRA Paper 34927, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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