Economic Factors Affecting the Third World Arms Trade
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The neglect given by economic researchers to third world arms trade is somewhat surprising. Particularly, considering that as a group these countries have accounted for three quarters of the world trade in conventional weapons. Even to the limited extent that the topic has been covered in the literature, the concentration has be.en on economic and political policies of the major suppliers. In contrast, the purpose of this study is to provide some analysis of the key issues surrounding third world arms production and purchases in recent years.
International Trade Journal, Summer 1988.Refereed Journal Article
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