Garcia-Alonso, M.C. and Levine, P. and Dunne, P. and Smith, Ron (2007) Determining the defence industrial base. Defence and Peace Economics, 18 (3). pp. 199-221. ISSN 1024-2694.
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This paper models the determination of the defence industrial base - the number of different military systems a country decides to maintain. High R&D costs means that few countries can afford to produce major weapons systems and the producers also import systems. Non-producers rely on imports and we assume their demand is driven by regional arms races. Military capability is determined by the number of systems and the quantity and quality of each. We examine how the defence industrial base is influenced by military expenditures, R&D costs, export controls, the nature of regional arms races and a variety of other factors.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||defence industrial base; military procurement; market structure; arms trade; arms races MONOPOLISTIC COMPETITION; ARMS TRADE; CONFLICT; EXPORTS; POLICY|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics|
|Depositing User:||Stephen Holland|
|Date Deposited:||19 Dec 2007 18:56|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:03|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/1437 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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