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How can business cope with terrorism?


Frey, Bruno S (2009). How can business cope with terrorism? Journal of Policy Modeling, 31(5):779-787.

Abstract

What can business do to cope more successfully with terrorism?” The policy against terrorism available to business is a neglected issue in the scholarly literature especially in so far as individual firms rather than the business sector as a whole are concerned. Two sets of proposals are advanced, based on an economic analysis of terrorism. The first set discusses possibilities to reduce terrorists’ incentives to attack business premises; the second part outlines proposals designed to minimize the costs to businesses once a terrorist attack has taken place, hence reducing the impact.

What can business do to cope more successfully with terrorism?” The policy against terrorism available to business is a neglected issue in the scholarly literature especially in so far as individual firms rather than the business sector as a whole are concerned. Two sets of proposals are advanced, based on an economic analysis of terrorism. The first set discusses possibilities to reduce terrorists’ incentives to attack business premises; the second part outlines proposals designed to minimize the costs to businesses once a terrorist attack has taken place, hence reducing the impact.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:25 Jan 2010 14:37
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:34
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0161-8938
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2008.09.007
Permanent URL: https://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-24319

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