Role of economic factors in terrorism in Pakistan

Role of economic factors in terrorism in Pakistan This research paper analyzed the role of economic factors in terrorism in Pakistan empirically using the annual time series data, covering the period from 2001 to 2014. The stationarity of the variables was checked by applying the augmented Dicky–Fuller unit root test. The NLS and ARMA (least square regression) model have been used as analytical techniques. The results revealed that except poverty all other economic factors (unemployment, income inequality, GDP per capita, literacy rate, population density and inflation rate) included in the study show the positive and significant impact on terrorism in case of Pakistan. In the recommendations the study suggests that economic factors plays role in terrorism in Pakistan. Government should need to control these factors by giving possible and satisfactory solution. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality & Quantity Springer Journals

Role of economic factors in terrorism in Pakistan

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Social Sciences; Methodology of the Social Sciences; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0033-5177
eISSN
1573-7845
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11135-015-0260-7
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Abstract

This research paper analyzed the role of economic factors in terrorism in Pakistan empirically using the annual time series data, covering the period from 2001 to 2014. The stationarity of the variables was checked by applying the augmented Dicky–Fuller unit root test. The NLS and ARMA (least square regression) model have been used as analytical techniques. The results revealed that except poverty all other economic factors (unemployment, income inequality, GDP per capita, literacy rate, population density and inflation rate) included in the study show the positive and significant impact on terrorism in case of Pakistan. In the recommendations the study suggests that economic factors plays role in terrorism in Pakistan. Government should need to control these factors by giving possible and satisfactory solution.

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Quality & QuantitySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 14, 2015

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