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International trade and conflict relationship

Hamid, Zarinah (2007) International trade and conflict relationship. The Journal of World Economic Review, 2 (2). pp. 115-125. ISSN 0973-4368

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Abstract

This article investigates if the trade-conflict theory can be applied to the world in current times. Trade, conflict and peace data of ten countries from 2000 to 2004 have been used to explain the trade and conflict relationship. The ten countries are as follows; USA, UK, Germany, China, Israel, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria and The Russian Federation. An index which measures the amount of conflict is regressed upon a set of explanatory variables. The findings provide an indication that countries with greater trade dependency engage in less conflict.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 728/4404
Uncontrolled Keywords: international trade, conflict
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD9000 Special industries and trades
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Dr. Zarinah Hamid
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2013 14:09
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2013 14:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/4404

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