Strategic and experimental analyses of conflict and terrorism

Timothy Mathews, Shane Sanders

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Understanding the root causes of conflict and terrorism ultimately will allow policymakers to enact measures to reduce violence’s associated costs. This special issue on “Strategic and Experimental Approaches to the Study of Conflict and Terrorism” consists of papers that analyze issues related to conflict or terrorism using the tools of applied game theory or experimental economics. This introductory article provides an overview of, and explains the relationships between, the studies included in the special issue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-174
Number of pages6
JournalPublic Choice
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019


  • Conflict
  • Experimental economics
  • Game theory
  • Terrorism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Economics and Econometrics


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