Poverty, political freedom, and the roots of terrorism in developing countries: An empirical assessment

We find that political freedom has a significant and non-linear effect on domestic terrorism, but has no statistically significant effect on transnational terrorism. Geography and fractionalization limit a country’s ability to curb terrorism, while strong legal institutions deter terrorism. ► We ana...

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Volume: 112
Main Author: Bandyopadhyay, Subhayu
Younas, Javed
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2011
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Economics letters Vol. 112; no. 2; pp. 171 - 175
ORCID: 0000-0003-1626-6543
Data of publication: 2011
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
Subjects:
D74
H56
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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