Recent Research on Defense Spending and Growth and Implications for Third World Disarmament
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Even if political and nationalistic obstacles to disarmament were overcome, proposals to disarm might be challenged on purely economic grounds. A significant number of countries might experience declines in growth if military budgets were cut. Disarmament might also be hindered if leaders choose only to recognize the positive effects of defense budgets.
Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, vol. 11, no. 1, March, 1989.Refereed Journal Article
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