Government decentralization as a disincentive for transnational terror ? An empirical analysis

  title={Government decentralization as a disincentive for transnational terror ? An empirical analysis},
  author={Axel Dreher},
Government Decentralization as a Disincentive for Transnational Terror? An Empirical Analysis Using panel data for a maximum of 109 countries over the years 1976-2000, we empirically analyze the impact of decentralization on the occurrence of transnational terror. Our results show that expenditure decentralization reduces the number of transnational terror events in a country, while political decentralization has no impact. These results are robust to the choice of control variables and method… CONTINUE READING
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