This is a timely collection of essays utilizing the political economy approach to military spending, primarily by the United States. The articles deal specifically with the relationships between defense spending and: (a) political-business cycles, public opinion and the US-Soviet relationship; (b) military action - i.e. war; (c) economic performance - the trade deficit, guns versus butter issues and fiscal policy.
Related books and articles
Military Expansion, Economic Decline: The Impact of Military Spending on U.S. Economic Performance By Robert W. Degrasse M. E. Sharpe, Inc., 1983
Defense Addiction: Can America Kick the Habit? By Sanford Gottlieb Westview Press, 1997
Antitrust Law: Economic Theory and Common Law Evolution By Keith N. Hylton Cambridge University Press, 2003
The Impact of National Economic Culture and Country-Level Institutional Environment on Corporate Governance Practices: Theory and Empirical Evidence By Daniel, Shirley J. Cieslewicz, Joshua K. Pourjalali, Hamid Management International Review, Vol. 52, No. 3, May 2012
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Contract-Management Duties as a New Regulatory Device By Kahler, Lorenz Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 76, No. 2, Spring 2013
Rising Risks and Uncertainties for U.S. Firms' Gifts, Travel and Entertainment Expenses for Marketing in Foreign Countries: The Implications of Increased Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement By Boedecker, Karl A. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, Vol. 14, No. 2, July 2011PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICALPeer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Germ Wars: Beset by Controversy, the U.S. Military Is Using Genetic Engineering to Design Defenses against Biological Weapons By Hendricks, Melissa Weiss, Rick Science News, Vol. 134, No. 25, December 17, 1988
A Strategic Partnership between the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and the Defense Contract Management Agency By DISAM Journal, Vol. 25, No. 3, Spring 2003
House Subcommittee Protests Stonewalling of U.S. Investigation By Collins, Frank Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Vol. XI, No. 3, September 3, 1992
U.S. Weighs Selling Sea-Based Defenses to Taiwan; Move Aimed at Countering China's Cross-Strait Military Buildup By Gertz, Bill The Washington Times (Washington, DC), February 8, 2004
Facing Skeptical Public, Obama Pushes His Agenda By Peter Baker Jackie Calmes International New York Times, January 29, 2014
Are Mortgage Buyers Smarter after Housing Collapse? By the Monitor's Board The Christian Science Monitor, July 9, 2014