Optimal Allocation of Resources in Airport Security: Profiling vs. Screening

Abstract

This model examines the role of intelligence gathering and screening in providing airport security. We analyze this problem using a game between the government and a terrorist. By investing in intelligence gathering, the government can improve the precision of its information. In contrast, screening can be used to search a passenger and thereby deter… (More)
DOI: 10.1287/opre.2013.1241

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