Guns, Butter, and Openness: On The Relationship Between Security and Trade
AbstractTo begin discussing the classical liberal and realist views we analyze a simple model that allows for possible insecurity as well as trade. We examine an economic environment in which two "small" countries dispute a resource that can be used in the production of tradeables. Claims on the resource are developed through arming. We analyze the effects of different trade regimes on arming and on the welfare of each country.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by California Irvine - School of Social Sciences in its series Papers with number 00-01-23.
Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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TRADE ; ECONOMICS ; WAR;
Other versions of this item:
- Stergios Skaperdas & Constantinos Syropoulos, 2001. "Guns, Butter, and Openness: On the Relationship between Security and Trade," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 91(2), pages 353-357, May.
- Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General
- F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
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- Anderson, James E. & Marcouiller, S.J. Douglas, 1997.
"Trade and Security, I: Anarchy,"
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477, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
- Anderton, Charles H & Anderton, Roxane A & Carter, John R, 1999. "Economic Activity in the Shadow of Conflict," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(1), pages 166-79, January.
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