The Politics Of Resource Allocation In The U.s. Department Of Defense
International Crises And Domestic Constraints
This book presents an overview of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) resource allocation issue, considering the period from 1948 to 1980. It describes the major characteristics of the DoD resource allocation process and discusses the potential impact of various shocks on the allocation system.
Table of Contents
Resource Allocation in the U.S. Department of Defense -- Major Characteristics of the U.S. Department of Defense Resource Allocation Process -- Shocks to the Resource Allocation System: A Theory -- Shocks to the Resource Allocation System: A Model -- How Shocks Influence Resource Allocation: Empirical Findings -- Conclusions and Implications -- Data Sources -- The Subcomponents of the Dod Budget: Basic Statistics