Vol 14, No 2 (2019)

This issue of the journal contains a diverse set of articles. Through a case study of Turkey, Julide Yildirim, Tekin Kose, and Gizem Tanrivere examine the connection between terror attacks and reported feelings of individuals' happiness. Due to advances in data, variable definitions, and estimation techniques, J. Paul Dunne and Nan Tian revisit the econometrics of the "greed vs grievance" debate in Africa. Kjell Hausken and Mthuli Ncube consider theories of revolutions and civil war involving an incumbent, a challenger, and the population. Michael Brzoska proposes new avenues to help estimate countries' and global levels of armaments production. Finally, Jurgen Brauer re-examines how U.S. military expenditures are measured and proposes an alternative measure.

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The effects of terrorism on happiness: Evidence from Turkey
Jülide Yildirim, Tekin Kose, Gizem Tanrivere
Conflict determinants in Africa
J. Paul Dunne, Nan Tian
The incumbent, challenger, and population during revolution and civil war
Kjell Hausken, Mthuli Ncube
Combining data on military demand and supply for arms production estimates
Michael Brzoska
Don’t just click 'download': The case of U.S. military expenditure data
Jurgen Brauer