publication . Preprint . 2004

Applying Intermediate Microeconomics to Terrorism

Charles Anderton; John Carter;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2004
Abstract
The authors show how microeconomic concepts and principles are applicable to the study of terrorism. The utility maximization model provides insights into both terrorist resource allocation choices and government counterterrorism efforts, while basic game theory helps characterize the strategic interdependencies among terrorists and governments.
Subjects
acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY
free text keywords: terrorism; rational choice model; income and substitution effects; Slutsky equation; game theory; prisoners’ dilemma; chicken; public goods, jel:D11, jel:A12, jel:A22, jel:D74, jel:H41, jel:C70, jel:H56
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