Factors Affecting Human Capital Development in Iraq: the Role of Military Expenditures
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It is often argued that the post 1973/74 expansion in military expenditures in the Persia:i Gulf States has led to competition between the military and non-military sector~ for skilled labor. Furthermore, military expenditures are said to have pre-empted funds that might otherwise have bee:i allocated to education and the improvement of :human capital. As a result, military expenditures in the region tended .to frustrrate development plans even in the more affluent oil exportmg countries.
Journal of Third World Studies, Fall 1990.Refereed Journal Article
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