Economic Causes And Consequences Of Defense Expenditures In The Middle East And South Asia: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Economic Causes And Consequences Of Defense Expenditures In The Middle East And South Asia

1st Edition

By Robert E. Looney

Routledge

228 pages

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Description

This book presents a detailed and rigorous quantitative economic assessment, analysis, and interpretation of the causes and consequences of regional defense expenditures in countries in the Middle East and South Asia. It examines the relationship between defense spending and budgetary allocations.

Table of Contents

Part One: Defense Expenditures in the Middle East and South Asia: A Quantitative Analysis 1. Introduction 2. Patterns of Defense Expenditures and Socio-Economic Development in the Middle East and South Asia: A Factor Analytic Approach 3. Arms Races in the Middle East and South Asia: A Test of Causality 4. Government Expenditures and Third World Economic Growth: The Impact of Defense Expenditures 5. The Economic Consequences of Defense Expenditures in the Middle East and South Asia 6. Defense Expenditures and Human Capital Development in the Middle East and South Asia 7. The Budgetary Impact of Defense Expenditures in the Middle East and South Asia Part Two: Case Studies 8. Iran: Budgetary Priorities in a Revolutionary State 9. Iraq: War, Military Expenditures, and Human Capital Development 10. Saudi Arabia: Budgetary Priorities, Relative Austerity Measures, and Human Capital Formation 11. Pakistan: Budgetary Conflicts, Military Expenditures, and Infrastructural Development Part Three: Defense Expenditures in the Middle East and South Asia: Sustainability and Projections 12. Thresholds and Forecasts for Defense Expenditures in the Middle East and South Asia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General