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effects of defense and security on capital formation in Africa

Daniel F. Kohler

effects of defense and security on capital formation in Africa

an empirical investigation

by Daniel F. Kohler

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA (1700 Main St., P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica 90406-2138) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • National security -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Econometric models.,
    • Saving and investment -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Econometric models.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Defenses -- Economic aspects -- Econometric models.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel F. Kohler ; prepared for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense the Policy.
      SeriesA Rand note ;, N-2653-USDP
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 D454 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. ;
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1642592M
      LC Control Number91197041

      This Element surveys the field of defense, peace, and war economics with particular emphasis on the contributions made by Austrian economists. I first review treatments of defense, peace, and war by the classical economists. I then discuss the rise of a distinct and systematic defense, peace, and war economics field of study starting in the s. This book is a result of research carried out over a number of years by the Southern African Defence and Security Management Network (SADSEM) on many of these new and emerging security issues, in cooperation with the Danish Institute for International Studies and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

      The 4th ALFS in was hosted by the Tanzanian People’s Defense Force in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme was “Building Security in Africa through Cooperation” and the guest of honor was GEN Mark A. Milley, U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The summit was attended by 37 ALF chiefs and more than 10 U.S. general officers, the largest gathering to date.   Atika Dominic and Sitati Wasilwa present a detailed account of capitalism in Africa. They give a brief history of the development of capitalism in Africa and explore some of its positive and negative effects on the continent. They argue that capitalism has limited the democratic space in Africa and has led to socio-economic inequality.

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Effects of defense and security on capital formation in Africa by Daniel F. Kohler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The effects of defense and security on capital formation in Africa: an empirical investigation. [Daniel F Kohler; United States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense. This Note investigates the relationship among defense-related variables (e.g., military expenditure) and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa.

The author constructs a general econometric model and applies it to recent data (from through ) from 27 sub-Saharan African countries. Title: The Effects of Defense and Security on Capital Formation in Africa: An Empirical Investigation Author: Daniel F.

Kohler Subject: Investigates the relationship among defense-related variables (e.g., military expenditure) and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. of The test results of the random effects and fixed effects models indicate that the externality of - defence expenditure on economic growth has a negative significant effect in high income countries and has a negative insignificant effect in low income countries.

The size effects of defence. The Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, once advised Africans to speak with one voice for the world to listen. ‘If Africa speaks with a cacophony of confused messages’, Annan warned, ‘few will listen, and non will hear’.

50 Perhaps the Common Africa Defence and Security Policy is Africa’s response to Annan’s message Cited by: security situation reflects that change.2 The elections eliminated apartheid, inserted democracy, and initiated broad political, social, economic, and military reform.

In parallel, South Africa has been forced to fundamentally rethink its security and defense policies. In the Cold War, South African security was heavily based on the. in the Third World, with special reference to Africa. It fi nds that African states invest in defence at low levels by global standards, and their defence burdens correspond to political, security, and economic realities.

Security conditions are the main drivers of military spending, which in turn produces a complex mix of socioeconomic effects. South Africa's Gross Fixed Capital Formation.

Category: Investing and economics Date: 1 June Related Topics: In today's blog we will take a look at a relatively complex topic called Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF).

This is an indicator of "net" investments in fixed assets by government, public enterprises and private businesses. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has emerged as the most important source of external resource flows to developing countries over the years and has become a significant part of the capital formation in these countries, despite their share in the global distribution of FDI.

Capital and labour in South Africa are socio-historical formations of class and race. There is the articulated combination of the struggle against racism and the struggle against capitalism. lack of robust empirical evidence concerning the effect of defense burden in the defense economics literature.

Second, most of the studies focus on the nexus between defense burden and growth of GDP. Analyzing the effect of defense burden on the growth of GDP alone is not enough as it might affect productive and non productive sectors differently. in Defence / Features Africa's arms race.

Posted 30 November Many believe that Africa will be the big growth market for the global defence industry, thanks to burgeoning security requirements and vast oil and natural gas reserves.

Jon Lake takes a look at the situation. General government final consumption expenditure (percent of GDP) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees).

It also includes most expenditure on national defence and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. In this paper, I seek to draw attention to two property rights issues that impede capital formation in Sub-Saharan Africa: the presence of customary law and the complex social status of women.

These realities make the Sub-Saharan African environment a challenging one in which to affect change along the lines suggested by recent economic theory. The case for a beneficial brain drain (BBD) emerges when the first effect dominates, i.e., when the average level of human capital is higher in the economy opened to migrations than in the closed.

Harris, G. Military expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa: Why guns cost more than butter. FMF Monograph No. 39, first published in November by The Free Market Foundation. The Effect of Security Spending on Economic Growth and Unemployment in Mediterranean Countries.

Defence Burdens, Capital Formation and Economic. It uses 42 distinct variables to create an index, which is measured in 5 areas: size of government, legal structure and security of property rights, access to sound money, freedom to trade internationally, and regulation of credit, labor, and business.

The countries are ranked on a scale between 1 moving from the less free to the most. The Effects of Defense and Security on Capital Formation in Africa: An Empirical Investigation Jan 1, This report is part of the RAND Corporation note series.

A young village boy in Uganda. CREDIT: DVIDSHUB () This article is based on a forthcoming book from Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. The events of 9/11 brought increased engagement with the African continent. 1 Yet, while Africa's significance to U.S. foreign policy has shifted since the Cold War—particularly with the formation of the U.S.

Africa Command (AFRICOM) in —security. Meeting Summary. The Secretary of Defence presented the Department of Defence (DOD) /15 budget allocation and performance plan. The strategic priorities included job creation, revitalisation of reserves, restructuring and support of defence security and enhancement of Department of Defence works capability.

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