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The authors show how microeconomic concepts and principles are applicable to the study of terrorism. The utility maximization model provides insights into both terrorist resource allocation choices and government counterterrorism efforts, while basic game theory helps characterize the strategic interdependencies among terrorists and governments.
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Anderton, Charles and Carter, John, "Applying Intermediate Microeconomics to Terrorism" (2004). Economics Department Working Papers. Paper 94.
This article was published as: Anderton, C., Carter, J. (2006). Applying Intermediate Microeconomics to Terrorism. Journal of Economic Education, 37(4)