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The economics of the international arms trade

Levine, Paul

The economics of the international arms trade

by Levine, Paul

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military policy -- Mathematical models.,
  • Arms transfers.,
  • Munitions -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Levine, Somnath Sen and Ron Smith.
    SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- no.770
    ContributionsSen, Somnath., Smith, R. P., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19159862M

      The report typically follows the trends of major arms suppliers, but as was noted in the Grimmett Report, there has been an increase in participation of other non-traditional suppliers, such as Israel, Spain, Sweden and some general data are provided on worldwide conventional arms transfers by all suppliers, The principal focus of this report is the level of arms . Arms Trade Treaty The swift entry into force of the ATT would be a clear indication of its signatories’ willingness and determination to address the poorly regulated international arms trade.

    Here are some killer facts about the global arms trade, based on data collected by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, The Small Arms Survey, and Uppsala Conflict Data Program. Global spending on arms. SIPRI estimates that the total value of the global arms trade in was at least $95 billion.   The international trade with weapons and its effects on the Third World are rarely mentioned in papers on international trade. This is not really surprising, given the fact that military affairs are kept very secret. Of all social science data it is probably that of the military sector which is the most scarce and unreliable. Despite these difficulties the author of the Author: Thomas Straubhaar.

    The Second Edition of Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets () is written for applied intermediate microeconomics courses. The book showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, labor markets, and natural resource sectors. Even though global trade has fluctuated over the years, it has also rapidly increased. However, the structure and pattern of trade vary significantly by-products and regions. Undoubtedly, trade has come with both benefits and daunting challenges to countries involved, especially in African nations, where primary and intermediate merchandise formed a substantial share of by: 1.


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An insider's look at the dramatic growth of the global arms trade since the end of the Cold War, and the destabilizing effects it has on the Third World. About the Author William W. Keller is deputy director of the Center for International Trade Strategy and associate professor at the Monterey Institute of International by: These so-called 'arms trade offsets' are therefore thought to enhance domestic economic development.

But does this process actually succeed. This book examines the theory and policy applications of arms trade offsets and looks at more than a dozen case studies drawn from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the : Routledge.

Great book on the shadow world of the arms trade. Must read for students of international affairs and defense studies. A great piece of investigative journalism!/5(44). Books shelved as arms-trade: Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms Trade by John Tirman, Arm In Arm: The Political Economy Of The Global Arms T.

This book examines the theory and policy applications of arms trade offsets and looks at more than a dozen case studies drawn from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

The chapters, based on original research and published here for the first time, are all written by leading experts. Economics of arms trade. Charles Anderton ().

Chapter 18 in Handbook of Defense Economics,vol. 1, pp from Elsevier. Abstract: The end of the Cold War has increased the relative importance of economic causes and consequences of arms transfers. Unfortunately, there is surprisingly little theoretical and empirical development of the economics of arms trade Cited by: If guns sales in America is a big business, then the international arms trade is an enormous business.

Approximately $ billion worth of guns are sold in the United States and there + deaths in America each year tied to gun violence. The UN-led Arms Trade Treaty, the first global attempt at regulating the business, is only two years old. China and Russia are not signatories; America has yet to ratify it.

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- ) (bibliographic info) Cited by: 6. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND TRADE – Vol.I - International Economics, Finance, [This book is a useful survey of international trade and finance theory and policy. During the approximately forty-year period the world gross national product tripled.

International economic interdependence in trade, monetary relations, and foreign investment advanced at an ever more rapid pace, leading to speculations and theories regarding the long-term consequences of these developments.

The system of international trade is the exchange of goods and services around the globe. Every country has tradable commodities that are exportable to others, and will also rely on imports from other countries to provide the goods and services it needs. These so-called 'arms trade offsets' are therefore thought to enhance domestic economic development.

But does this process actually succeed. This book examines the theory and policy applications of arms trade offsets and looks at more than a dozen case studies drawn from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Economists explore the relationship between expanding international trade and the parallel growth in illicit trade, including illegal drugs, smuggling, and organized crime. As international trade has expanded dramatically in the postwar period—an expansion accelerated by the opening of China, Russia, India, and Eastern Europe—illicit international trade has grown in tandem.

Books shelved as international-economics: International Economics by Dominick Salvatore, The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce, International. International relations theory is applied to the transfer of military capability for the purpose of fortifying the national security of sovereign states.

The author examines past patterns of arms transfer and the influences of international factors on policymakers, in order to show that the arms trade has gone far beyond the control of individual nation states.

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Arms Trade and Economic Development: Theory, Policy and Cases in Arms Trade Offsets (Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics Book 8) - Kindle edition by DUNNE,Dunne, Paul.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Arms Trade and Economic Manufacturer: Routledge. The book provides an exhaustive review of key ideas in the economics of international trade. It does not offer an index or glossary, and both would be useful.4/5(3).

Ch 15 Economics of defense R&D, pp Frank Lichtenberg Ch 16 Industrial policies in the defense sector, pp Keith Hartley Ch 17 The regional impact of defense expenditure, pp Derek Braddon Ch 18 Economics of arms trade, pp Charles Anderton Ch 19 The economics of disarmament, pp Jacques Fontanel.

Related works:Author: Keith Hartley, Todd Sandler. The arms race concept is also used in other fields. However, the discussion in this article is limited to military arms races.

Examples of arms races since the early 20th century. One example of an arms race is the “dreadnought” arms race between Germany and Britain prior to World War I.

In the early 20th century, Germany as a rising power. The global arms trade has reached its highest point since the Cold War. We reveal which countries are buying up weapons and explain why.

Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http.The Ethics of the International Arms Trade Gavin Maitland Unless one is a pacifist there is little difficulty in theory in ethically justifying a country’s entitlement to produce or to purchase, or even to market, weapons for the preservation of internal order or external peace.

In practice, however, the international arms industry givesCited by: 4.