The Economics of Offsets: Defence Procurement and Coutertrade

The Economics of Offsets: Defence Procurement and Coutertrade

by Stephen Martin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3718657821

ISBN-13: 9783718657827

Pub. Date: 04/01/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Despite their growth, outlined and analysed in this book, the claims and counter-claims that surround offsets have not been subjected to critical scrutiny by economists. This book fills that gap. It brings together a team of internationally renowned specialists to document and evaluate the economic impact of several countries' offset policies. In addition, the

Overview

Despite their growth, outlined and analysed in this book, the claims and counter-claims that surround offsets have not been subjected to critical scrutiny by economists. This book fills that gap. It brings together a team of internationally renowned specialists to document and evaluate the economic impact of several countries' offset policies. In addition, the papers by industrialists and defence officials yield further insights which help to tease out which of the claims made for offsets do not stand critical scrutiny.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783718657827
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1996
Series:
Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics Series, #4
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview
Countertrade and Offsets: An Overview of the Theory and Evidence
The Defence Offsets Policy in Australia
Offsets and Weapons Procurement: The Belgium Experience
In Search of a Strategy: The Evolution of Canadian Defence Industrial and Regional Benefits Policy
Offsets and French Arms Exports
Offset Benefits in Greek Defence Procurement
Defence Industrialisation through Offsets: The Case of Japan
Saudi Arabia and Offsets
From Offsets to Industrial Cooperation: Spain's Changing Strategies as an Arms Importer
US-Swiss F-5 Transaction and the Evolution of Swiss Offset Policy
The UK Experience with Offsets
US Offset Policy
The Business of Offset: A Practitioner's Perspective. Case Study: Israel
Concluding Remarks
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