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The Economics of War
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Imad A. Moosa
Categories: War
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-27 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Bad things occur and persist because of the presence of powerful beneficiaries. In this provocative and illuminating book, Imad Moosa illustrates the economic motivations behind the last 100 years of international conflict, citing the numerous powerful individual and corporate war profiteers that benefit from war. Inspired and informed by War
Economists at War
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Alan Bollard
Categories: Economists
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Wartime is not just about military success. Economists at War tells a different story - about a group of remarkable economists who used their skills to help their countries fight their battles during the Chinese-Japanese War, Second World War, and the Cold War. 1935-55 was a time of conflict, confrontation,
Economists and War
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Fabrizio Bientinesi, Rosario Patalano
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

War and economic power have been interwoven in the thought of scholars since the beginnings of economic science, and views on the role of war in the economy have shifted dramatically as the world order has changed. The centenary of World War I has offered the opportunity for increased reflection
Readings in the Economics of War
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: J. Maurice Clark
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-05 - Publisher: Forgotten Books

Excerpt from Readings in the Economics of War When this war comes to be reviewed in proper perspective its social and economic aspects will be found at least as remarkable as the military events, and perhaps more instructive. And among them the influence of war on industry and the converse
Rethinking the Economics of War
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Cynthia J. Arnson, I. William Zartman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-07 - Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press

This collection of essays questions the adequacy of explaining today's internal armed conflicts purely in terms of economic factors and re-establishes the importance of identity and grievances in creating and sustaining such wars. Countries studied include Lebanon, Angola, Colombia and Afghanistan.