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By Steve Chan, Alex Mintz

Defense, Welfare and progress brings jointly top students from the U.S., Europe, and Asia looking for new views on how a country's safety burden may well impact its welfare provision and monetary progress, and vice versa. The essays are theoretical in nature, with chapters on method and political idea and a comparability of the ancient reports of a number of constructed and constructing nations.

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Military expenditure reporting and limitations. In World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers: 1967– 1976, pp. 13–15. C. 20 Defense, welfare, & growth United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. 1980. Conversion rates for international expenditure comparisons. In World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers: 1969–1978, pp. 15–17. C. United States Congressional Budget Office. 1983. Defense Spending and the Economy. C. Wallace, Michael D. 1979. Arms races and escalation: some new evidence.

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Since all the published annual data on unemployment and inflation rates are reported on a calendar year basis, they are not compatible with the fiscalyear-based data of military spending reported by the Department of Defense. In this study, the inflation rate in a fiscal year is reconstructed from the monthly consumer price index (CPI) published by Business Statistics (1977, 1986) and Monthly Labor Review (March and September 1988, December 1989). It reflects the change rate in the CPI from the first month of each fiscal year (July prior to FY 1977, and October afterwards) to the first month of the next fiscal year.

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