Defence and Peace Economics Journal Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Current impact factor: 0.40

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5-year impact 0.54
Cited half-life 6.50
Immediacy index 0.30
Eigenfactor 0.00
Article influence 0.28
ISSN 1476-8267

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    ABSTRACT: In late 2011, the Spanish terrorist organization ETA announced the end of armed violence after more than forty years of illegal activity. While the existing literature has already established the negative impact of terrorist actions on international tourism in a particular region, this paper aims to determine whether ETA’s final ceasefire and definitive dissolution had a positive impact on domestic tourism in Basque Country. To that end, a directed gravity model is estimated over a panel data-set of 699 domestic tourist flows between the Spanish regions from 2008 to 2013. Results suggest that the negative impact on visitor flows was localized in the Basque Country. Also, regardless of a permanent ceasefire announced in 2010, only the 2011 ‘definitive cessation of violence’ had an immediate significant impact on the number of visitors to the Basque Country. These results complement the scarce literature on post-conflict tourism analysis and may have implications for regional authorities in affected regions in their efforts to rebuild their destination brands.
    Defence and Peace Economics 03/2015; DOI:10.1080/10242694.2015.1025485
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    ABSTRACT: An extensive literature on the effect of military expenditures on economic growth yields conflicting results. However, a crucial issue that has not been investigated in this context is the possible effect of inequality. The impact of military expenditures on economic growth in Turkey has also received substantial attention. Yet, the majority of these studies are not constructed based on a structural model, but rather examine the causality between the variables in question. Considering these two shortcomings in the literature and the lack of consistent results, this study attempts to provide further evidence for the relationship between military expenditures and economic growth for the case of Turkey by considering income inequality within an augmented Solow growth model. Our findings for the 1963–2008 period show that while income inequality has a positive impact on economic growth, military expenditures have no significant effect.
    Defence and Peace Economics 06/2014; DOI:10.1080/10242694.2014.925324

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  • Defence and Peace Economics 12/2012; 23(6):1-3. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2012.663574
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    ABSTRACT: This article empirically explores the relationship between military expenditure, external debts and economic performance in the economies of sub-Saharan Africa using a sample of 25 countries from 1988–2007. In investigating the defence–external debt nexus, we employ three advanced panel techniques of fully modified OLS (FMOLS), Dynamic OLS (DOLS) and dynamic fixed effect (DFE) to estimate our model. We observe that military expenditure has a positive and significant impact on external debt in African countries. Real GDP affects the total debt stock of African countries with a negative relationship. Our empirical results based on long-run elasticities show that a 1% rise in national output leads to a decline in external debt by 1.52%, on average. Policy-wise, the study suggests that African countries need to strengthen areas of fiscal responsibility and pursue models that encourage rational spending, particularly reductions in military expenditure.
    Defence and Peace Economics 10/2012; 23(5):1-22. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.627163
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    ABSTRACT: In our original comment, we showed that Hausken’s characterization of Nash equilibrium is invalid for much of the parameter space examined and provided necessary conditions for his solution to hold. Most of the comments in his reply are either tangential or irrelevant. However, several of the claims made in the reply reveal continuing misunderstandings and gaps in his understanding. In this rejoinder, we briefly clarify the fundamental issues.
    Defence and Peace Economics 10/2012; 23(5):1-4. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2012.660607
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    ABSTRACT: This article presents a dynamic model in which counterterrorism policies have the potential to generate positive public support for terrorism via a backlash that may fuel terror recruitment. For an optimizing government aiming at maximizing security, this phenomenon produces a natural bound on proactive counterterror policy that is related to the dynamic path of conflict. Moreover, terror is a persistent phenomenon that requires patience on the part of the target government for optimal counterterror policies to be realized. Finally, the potential for backlash yields insights into the need for target governments to fight an information war to change public opinion regarding its own policies and the ultimate effect of terror attacks.
    Defence and Peace Economics 10/2012; 23(5-5):431-445. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.604930
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    ABSTRACT: When military alliances are expensive, they naturally raise distributional issues. This article considers two theories to explain how much a state will voluntarily contribute to the economic burdens of defense. Empirical work has relied largely on data from the twentieth century. This article provides an out-of-sample test to evaluate the models. Using data on the Quintuple Alliance, the results are more consistent with the predictions of the joint products model than the pure public goods model. Due to credible commitment problems, and intra-alliance cleavages, I argue that we should not expect substantial free riding in most conventional military alliances.
    Defence and Peace Economics 08/2012; 23(4-4):321-330. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.596654
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    ABSTRACT: BAE Systems is the UK’s largest defence and security firm and one of the world’s major arms companies. It has changed from a state-owned aerospace firm to a privatised specialist defence company involved in a range of air, land, sea and cyber systems with a major presence in the US defence market. This article describes and assesses the history of the company, its organization, conduct and performance.Editor’s Note: This is the first of a new series of company surveys which describe the evolution and performance of the world’s major defence companies and other important defence companies which might be less well-known. Authors are invited to submit outline proposals (one page) for company surveys to the Editors.
    Defence and Peace Economics 08/2012; 23(4):1-12. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.593353
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    ABSTRACT: Do American troops help or hinder economic growth in other countries? We consider a newly constructed dataset of the deployment of U.S. troops over the years 1950–2000 and discover a positive relationship between deployed troops and host country economic growth, which is robust to multiple control variables. Each tenfold increase in U.S. troops is associated with a one–third percentage point increase in average host country annual growth. We explore three possible causal explanations: a Keynesian aggregate demand boost; the diffusion of institutions; and security. Extensive econometric testing, including the use of panel data, confirms the core relationship.
    Defence and Peace Economics 06/2012; 23(3-3):225-249. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.585043
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    ABSTRACT: This paper examines the relationship between defence spending and income inequality in Turkey for the period of 1963–2007. Using the Theil Index of pay inequality as a proxy of overall income distribution, this study overcomes the problem of lack of time series data. Utilizing basic cointegration and causality tests, the paper aims to add to the literature by providing evidence that defence spending has an impact on income inequality for the case of Turkey.
    Defence and Peace Economics 06/2012; 23(3-3):289-301. DOI:10.1080/10242694.2011.578414