The Arms Trade, Security and Conflict

The Arms Trade, Security and Conflict

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The Arms Industry is an area that is of huge concern to many people around the world. The economics of this hugely important industry are a vital strand that needs to be understood. This volume brings together contributors from all over the globe, such as Todd Sandler and Keith Hartley, and focuses on the important issues surrounding the Arms Trade such as: *the determinants of US military expenditure *alliance formation and expansion *new challenges to export controls This well-rounded, comprehensive book will be of huge interest to students and academics involved in the economics of defence, as well as more general studies of the defence industry. The book will also be an invaluable read for those with an interest in the Arms Industry such as policy-makers and corporate managers.There is a clear cycle of activity, as the Tornado production (and Eurofighter 2000 development) reaches a peak and ... the Tornado production began to end in the early 1990s, whereas the Eurofighter 2000 production did not start until the lateanbsp;...

Title:The Arms Trade, Security and Conflict
Author:Paul Levine, Ron Smith
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-09-02


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