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Preliminary findings on the economic effects of Greek military expenditure


  • Christos Kollias


Greece has regularly been ranked as the country with the highest defence burden in NATO and the European Union. This study, using an error-correction approach, is a preliminary empirical investigation into the economic effects of military spending in Greece during the period 1963-90.

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  • Christos Kollias, 1995. "Preliminary findings on the economic effects of Greek military expenditure," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(1), pages 16-18.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:2:y:1995:i:1:p:16-18
    DOI: 10.1080/135048595357735

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