List of Papers 2011




1.      A Microeconomic Approach to the Influence of Terrorism on Foreign Direct Investment. Ulrich Hendel, Munich Graduate School of Economics. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität 


2.      MISSION AFGHANISTAN: WHO BEARS THE HEAVIEST BURDEN? R.J.M. (Robert) Beeres M.P. (Marion) Bogers Netherlands Defence Academy The Netherlands


3.      US defence industry's current changes - A new strategy? Aude-Emmanuelle Fleurant, French Defence Academy Strategic Research Institute (IRSEM)


4.      On the Probability of Military Rule, Africa 1970-2007. Raul Caruso Catholic University of Milan, Jacopo Costa University of Florence Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona and CESifo


5.      The Role of Government Spending Components: a re-Examination of the Effects of Military Spending on Private Consumption. Pieroni Luca, Lorusso Marco, University of Perugia


6.      Is military burden a stimulus for economic growth? The case of Italy d’Agostino G. Di Stefano, L., Pieroni L., University of Rome III and University of Perugia


7.      How to demonstrate the importance of descriptive statistics through experience. Göran Lindgren, Faculty of Education and Business Studies, University of Gävle


8.      A Competing Risk Model for Health and Food Insecurity in the West Bank. Elisa Cavatorta,  Luca Pieroni Birkbeck and Perugia


9.      Economic Determinants of Third-Party Intervention in Civil War. Vincenzo Bove, Department of Government, University of Essex, Petros G. Sekeris, Department of Economics, University of Namury


10.  Military expenditure in Authoritarian Regimes. Vincenzo Bove Department of Government, University of Essex Jennifer Brauner Department of Economics, Birkbeck College, London


11.  High-tech equipment: Financial and operational impacts, Sophie Lefeez, Paris-La Sorbonne University


12.  Nonlinear analysis of the defense-growth nexus: the case of France. Julien Malizard, Department of Economics, University of Montpellier


13.  Movers or Stayers? Understanding drivers of IDP camp decongestion during post-conflict recovery. Carlos Bozzoli, Tilman Brück,  Tony Muhumuza, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and  Humboldt University Berlin.


14.  US Military Casualties in the Iraq War and Public Opinion -With CBS-NYT, ABC-WP and Fox News Polls- Uih Ran Lee Department of Economics Royal Holloway, University of London


15.  Peace Initiatives through Industry Strategic Alliances and “Global Ancillarisation”. Professor Suman K. Mukerjee, Calcutta Business School


16.  The Value of Military Intelligence in an Arms Race Context. Eyal Pecht and Asher Tishler. The Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Israel


17.  On the Value of Differentiated Military Intelligence. Eyal Pecht and Asher Tishler, The Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University, Israel


18.  DOES STOCK MARKETS’ REACTION TO TERRORIST ATTACKS VARY? COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE FROM A LARGE AND A SMALL CAPITALIZATION MARKET. Christos Kollias, Efthalia Manou Stephanos Papadamou Apostolos Stagiannis Department of Economics, University of Thessaly,


19.  EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DEFENCE/NON-DEFENCE EXPENDITURES AND GDP GROWTH IN THE CASE OF THE US: A SEMIPARAMETRIC APPROACH Christos Kollias Suzanna-Maria Paleologou Department of Economics University of Thessaly Department of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,


20.  The lessons of history – a mathematical social science approach and a Libyan case studyGordon Burt, Conflict Research Society, UK


21.  MILITARY DRAFT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN TURKEY. Sennur Sezgin Pamukkale University, Naci Tolga Saruc Sakarya University, Selami Sezgin Pamukkale University


22.  Fatality sensitivity in coalition countries: A study of British, Polish and Australian public opinion on the Iraq war. Piotr Lis, Department of Economics, University of Bristol  


23.  Determinants of defence spending and its effect on economic development in southern Africa: a critical review of the empirical literature. Zachary Tambudzai, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, RSA


24.  The fight against piracy, a natural experiment for managing international public good. Renaud Bellais, EADS


25.  Gov-aargh-nance – “even criminals need law and order” Olaf J. de Groot, Matthew D. Rablen and Anja Shortland, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

26.  Political Economy of Pork Spending: A Case from US Defense Appropriation Bill. Hamid E. Ali, Department of Public Policy and Administration, The American University in Cairo,


27.  DEFENSE SPENDING AND AGGREGATE OUTPUT —EVIDENCE FROM CHINA 1952-2009. LING DARONG, JIANG YIWEN  Department of Defence Economics, Military Economics Academy, Wuhan, P.R. China


28.  MILITARY EXPENDITURES,  ECONOMIC GROWTH and SPATIAL SPILLOVERS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE. Halil KESKIN, Julide YILDIRIM and Nadir OCAL; Gazi University, Ankara –Turkey; Middle East Technical University Department of Economics, Ankara –Turkey.


29.  Evidence of Smooth Transition Cointegration Between The Military Expenditures of Turkey and Greece. Nadir ÖCAL, METU, Ankara-Turkey and Jülide Yildirim, Gazi University, Ankara-Turkey


30.  Military Spending and Strategic Interactions: Greece-Turkey-Cyprus”. Eftychia Nikolaidou, CITY Thessaloniki


31.  “Military Spending Trends”. Sam Perlo Freeman, SIPRI


32.  “Dynamics of Wars“ Ron Smith and Ali Tasiran,  Birkbeck and Middlesex


33.  The arms industry in the global downturn: the integrative and protective role of finance” Luc Mampaey, GRIP, Belgium


34.  “Human Capital Effects of Spanish Defence Expenditure”. Néstor Duch, Javier García, Elisa Trujillo, Barcelona Institute of Economics, University of Barcelona


35.  “Why offsets requirements should not be mandated?” Stefan Markowski and Peter Hall, University of New South Wales.