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Does political proximity to the U.S. cause terror?

Dreher, A. and Gassebner, M. (2008) Does political proximity to the U.S. cause terror? Economics Letters, 99 (1). pp. 27-29. ISSN 0165-1765

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2007.05.020


We analyze the impact of political proximity to the United States on the occurrence and severity of terror. Employing panel data for 116 countries over the period 1975–2001 we find that countries voting in line with the U.S. are victims of more and deadlier attacks.

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Divisions:Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Politics, Economics and International Relations > Economics
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