THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF STATE TERROR

@article{Kisangani2007THEPE,
  title={THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF STATE TERROR},
  author={Emizet F. Kisangani and E. Wayne Nafziger},
  journal={Defence and Peace Economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={405 - 414}
}
  • Emizet F. Kisangani, E. Wayne Nafziger
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Defence and Peace Economics
  • This paper analyzes factors contributing to terrorism, using its initial meaning from the French Revolution in which the state is the terrorist. The independent economic variables are mineral exports/GDP, military expenditures/GDP, real GDP growth, real per capita GDP, and population density, and the dependent variable is democide, the murder of people by government. Analysis of the data indicates that mineral exports and poor economic performance (both level and growth of income) increase the… CONTINUE READING

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