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Countering Terrorism: Deterrence vs More Effective Alternatives

Bruno S. Frey
  • University of Basel, Center for Research in Economics and Well-Being (CREW) and CREMA – Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
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Published Online: 2017-09-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/openec-2017-0002


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Published Online: 2017-09-02

Published in Print: 2018-06-01

Citation Information: Open Economics, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 30–35, ISSN (Online) 2451-3458, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/openec-2017-0002.

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