Terrorism and the Economy

Impacts on the Capital Market and the Global Tourism Industry

Edited by: Karin Glaser

This unique anthology provides insight into the dynamics that shape the relationship between terrorism and the economy. The economic base of the Islamic State is addressed, as well as its impacts on the economies of Syria and Iraq. Further contributions focus on the stock market and the tourism industry, as these branches are most affected by terrorism and political violence. The book presents several case studies from around the globe which acknowledge the specific similarities and differences of terrorist activity in individual countries or conflict settings. By uniting the work of established scholars, practitioners, and young contributors, the book explores and explains a wide range of economic impacts of terrorism. Thereby, the contributors provide guidance for the assessment of potential impacts. Contents include: The Islamic State and Economic Impacts on Syria and Iraq * Contagion in International Stock Markets from Terrorist Attacks * Industry Effects of Recent Terrorist Attacks: Evidence from Singapore * Economic Effects of Terrorism * Note on Terrorism and Tourism * How Do Terrorism and Tourism Coexist in Turbulent Times? Introduction to a Conflicting Relationship * Terrorism and Tourism in Developed Versus Developing Countries * Tourists as Targets in the Middle East and North Africa * Terrorism in Indonesia and Its Effects on the Tourism Industry * Effects of the Perceived Terrorism Risk on the Travel Decision to Jammu and Kashmir * The Effects of Terrorism on the Economy: What Can We Expect? *** Librarians: ebook available on ProQuest and EBSCO [Subject: Criminology, Economic Law, Commercial Law, Trade Law]

Publication Date: 10/12/2015
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9789462365988

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