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Weaponomics

Alternative title:
The economics of small arms
Abstract:

The small arms market has received considerable attention since the end of the Cold War. Small arms may be viewed as the specific capital of rebel groups yet no statistical analysis of this market for weapons has yet taken place due to the absence of data. This paper introduces the first effort to quantitatively document the small arms market by collating field reports and journalist accounts to produce a cross-country time-series price index of Kalashnikov assault rifles. The new data is use...

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Not peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Author
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Place of publication:
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2006-01-01
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2613
Deposit date:
2009-02-16

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