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The Resource Arms and conflict in the Middle East, Riad A. Attar

Arms and conflict in the Middle East, Riad A. Attar

Label
Arms and conflict in the Middle East
Title
Arms and conflict in the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Riad A. Attar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study contributes to the debate on whether defense spending encourages or hinders economic growth. The effect of politics on economic growth in developing societies is assessed, with a focus on the Middle East. The study is the first to add conflict variables to the production function defense-growth model and test them empirically across countries and regions, and provide robust empirical evidence on the differential effects of interstate and intrastate conflicts on economic growth. The study provides compelling empirical evidence and guidelines to policy decision makers on how to allocate the resources of their states and adopt policies that promote political economic development. The study urges Third World leaders to improve levels of freedom, democracy, and openness of their political systems because the results confirm that political factors are at least as important as economic factors in promoting economic growth. Furthermore, the results attest that the reallocation of resources from military to the civilian sector is the sine qua non to improve the performance of developing countries' economies
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attar, Riad A
Dewey number
623.4410956
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contributions to conflict management, peace economics and development
Series volume
v. 13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military readiness
  • Political science
  • Arms control
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
Label
Arms and conflict in the Middle East, Riad A. Attar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Riad Attar -- The model / Riad Attar -- Data and estimation and results / Riad A. Attar -- The political economy of the Middle East / Riad A. Attar -- Conclusion / Riad Attar -- Arab Israeli conflict / Riad Attar -- Arms in the Middle East / Riad Attar -- Theories and models / Riad A. Attar
Control code
ocn647886154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849506618
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647886154
Label
Arms and conflict in the Middle East, Riad A. Attar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Riad Attar -- The model / Riad Attar -- Data and estimation and results / Riad A. Attar -- The political economy of the Middle East / Riad A. Attar -- Conclusion / Riad Attar -- Arab Israeli conflict / Riad Attar -- Arms in the Middle East / Riad Attar -- Theories and models / Riad A. Attar
Control code
ocn647886154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849506618
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647886154

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