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Counterterrorism strategies in the lab


  • Daniel Arce


  • Sneha Bakshi


  • Rachel Croson


  • Catherine Eckel


  • Enrique Fatas


  • Malcolm Kass



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  • Daniel Arce & Sneha Bakshi & Rachel Croson & Catherine Eckel & Enrique Fatas & Malcolm Kass, 2011. "Counterterrorism strategies in the lab," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(3), pages 465-478, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:149:y:2011:i:3:p:465-478
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-011-9884-x

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    1. Todd Sandler, 2011. "The many faces of counterterrorism: an introduction," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(3), pages 225-234, December.
    2. David Masclet & Clemens Puppe, 2015. "Introduction to the special issue “Experiments on conflicts and conflict resolution”," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 45(3), pages 479-488, October.
    3. Sara Godoy & Miguel Meléndez-Jiménez & Antonio Morales, 2015. "No fight, no loss: underinvestment in experimental contest games," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 16(1), pages 53-72, February.

    More about this item


    Counterterror policy; Prisoner’s Dilemma; Lab experiment; Commons game; Collective action; D74; C92;

    JEL classification:

    • D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions
    • C92 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Group Behavior


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