Arms Race and Military Expenditure Models

  title={Arms Race and Military Expenditure Models},
  author={Kendall D. Moll and Gregory M. Luebbert},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={153 - 185}
This review primarily covers quantitative studies of armament issues published during the 1970s. In addition, it surveys significant earlier works, summarizes other reviews, and recommends directions for future research. It categorizes one type of research as “Arms-Building Models” (including Richardson and bureaucratic models) that describe how nations build their military forces. It also groups another type: Lanchester “Arms-Using Models” describe how force attrition occurs in battle. The… 
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  • M. Ward
  • Political Science
    American Political Science Review
  • 1984
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