Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot? Rev Austrian Econ (2006) 19:337–340 DOI 10.1007/s11138-006-9252-0 BOOK RE VIE W Frey, Bruno S., 2004, Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, xv+182, Hardcover, ISBN 1843768283 Giampaolo Garzarelli Springer Science + Business Media, LLC The work of Bruno Frey is always one step ahead of that of most others when it comes to the economic exploration of topical events and to introducing against-the- grain perspectives in the mainstream economics discourse. This short little book on terrorism is no exception. The intent of Frey is to offer an economic (i.e., cost-benefit) analysis of terrorism and policies addressing it not just for the professional economist but for all those who have an interest on the topic. To this end, Frey not only limits technicalities as much as possible, but also avoids the use of footnotes, in favor of end-of-chapter bibliographical guides for those readers interested in extending their knowledge of the material covered. The substantive novelty of Dealing with Terrorism does not hinge on analyzing terrorism with the economist’s toolbox, however. Such type of analysis, though gaining an ever-increasing following after 9/11, has actually been around, especially thanks to the work of William Landes and, later, Todd http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Review of Austrian Economics Springer Journals

Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/dealing-with-terrorism-stick-or-carrot-vN0e436uUJ
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 by Springer Science + Business Media, LLC
Subject
Economics; Public Finance; Political Science; History of Economic Thought/Methodology
ISSN
0889-3047
eISSN
1573-7128
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11138-006-9252-0
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Rev Austrian Econ (2006) 19:337–340 DOI 10.1007/s11138-006-9252-0 BOOK RE VIE W Frey, Bruno S., 2004, Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, xv+182, Hardcover, ISBN 1843768283 Giampaolo Garzarelli Springer Science + Business Media, LLC The work of Bruno Frey is always one step ahead of that of most others when it comes to the economic exploration of topical events and to introducing against-the- grain perspectives in the mainstream economics discourse. This short little book on terrorism is no exception. The intent of Frey is to offer an economic (i.e., cost-benefit) analysis of terrorism and policies addressing it not just for the professional economist but for all those who have an interest on the topic. To this end, Frey not only limits technicalities as much as possible, but also avoids the use of footnotes, in favor of end-of-chapter bibliographical guides for those readers interested in extending their knowledge of the material covered. The substantive novelty of Dealing with Terrorism does not hinge on analyzing terrorism with the economist’s toolbox, however. Such type of analysis, though gaining an ever-increasing following after 9/11, has actually been around, especially thanks to the work of William Landes and, later, Todd

Journal

The Review of Austrian EconomicsSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 1, 2006

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve Freelancer

DeepDyve Pro

Price
FREE
$49/month

$360/year
Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed
Create lists to
organize your research
Export lists, citations
Read DeepDyve articles
Abstract access only
Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles
Print
20 pages/month
PDF Discount
20% off