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    Military expenditure data: theoretical and empirical considerations

    Smith, Ron P. (2016) Military expenditure data: theoretical and empirical considerations. Defence and Peace Economics 28 (4), pp. 422-428. ISSN 1024-2694.

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses some of the methodological issues involved in analysing military expenditure data, with particular reference to the extended SIPRI dataset. The discussion is organised under the headings of validity, what is the appropriate concept to measure? reliability, how well is it being measured? and comparability, is the same thing being measured over time and space? The paper then considers some of the econometric issues involved in the use of such data.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis, available online at the link above.
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Military Expenditures, Data and Measurement, Panel data
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    Research Centre: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Ron Smith
    Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 11:10
    Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 22:40
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/16593

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