By Steve Chan, Alex Mintz
Defense, Welfare and development brings jointly prime students from the U.S., Europe, and Asia looking for new views on how a country's security burden may impact its welfare provision and financial progress, and vice versa. The essays are theoretical in nature, with chapters on technique and political idea and a comparability of the historic reports of a number of built and constructing nations.
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The same can be said about the analysis of the guns-growth tradeoff. ’ The purpose of this chapter is to analyze the relationship between defense spending and economic performance at a less aggregated level than has been done previously. Most studies evaluated the effect of military spending on economic performance (see, for example, Mintz and Huang 1990, 1991). The neo-Keynesian approach (see, for example, Griffin et al. 1982a, 1982b) reverses the direction of causality in guns-butter research by arguing (based on the work of Baran and Sweezy (1966); and O’Connor (1973)) that policy-makers use military expenditures as a counter-cyclical instrument in response to the performance of the economy.
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