Survey and Review of the Defense Economics Literature on Greece and Turkey: What Have We Learned?
This article contains a critical review of the literature on the economics of military affairs in Greece and Turkey as of December 1999. In particular, I review (a) arms race models; (b) models of the demand for military expenditure; (c) models measuring the economic impact of military expenditure; and (d) literature and issues related to indigenous arms production. I conclude with a number of summary lessons and observations of how future research might improve upon the existing body of work.
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Volume (Year): 13 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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