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effect of defense spending on the trade performance of high-technology industries

Loren Yager

effect of defense spending on the trade performance of high-technology industries

by Loren Yager

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • High technology industries -- United States.,
  • High technology industries -- United States -- Employees -- Supply and demand.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLoren Yager.
    SeriesA Rand Graduate School dissertation -- N-3408-RGSD
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16592392M

      Corruption is a constant in the society and occurs in all civilizations; however, it has only been in the past 20 years that this phenomenon has begun being seriously explored. It has many different shapes as well as many various effects, both on the economy and the society at large. Among the most common causes of corruption are the political and economic environment, professional ethics and.   Under the plans developed at that time, it was proposed that defense spending should decline, in real terms, to $ billion, or $86 billion lower than the peak.2 Military force levels should drop under the proposal by ,, and civilian defense-related Federal Government employment should also decline, by , jobs, between and

      The COVID pandemic continues to force retail stores to close, signaling an unprecedented disruption of commerce. Incumbents rarely do well in this type of disruption.   Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period. The automobile industry successfully converted back to producing cars, and new.

    Impact of technology on trade and economy growth Economic development of South Korea started in s and achieved a take-off in economy growth in s. In the initial stage, South Korea applied inward economy growth strategy; however, since the country began to implement an export-oriented economy development strategy.   A worker stands in front of steel piping at a plant in China's Hebei Province. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. President Trump has made reducing the U.S. trade deficit a priority, blaming trade .


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Effect of defense spending on the trade performance of high-technology industries by Loren Yager Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: The Effect of Defense Spending on the Trade Performance of High-Technology Industries Author: Loren Yager Subject: Examines the large increases in U.S. defense spending during the late s and early s to determine whether these changes affected the trade performance of U.S.

high-technology industries. Based on this measure, the industries with the best trade performance over this period include some high-technology industries as well as other industries. Tests of the relationship between the impact of defense spending and the trade performance of industries provide no evidence that the increase in defense spending contributed to the poor trade performance of high-technology industries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yager, Loren, Effect of defense spending on the trade performance of high-technology industries. second implication is that improvements in the trade performance of high-technology industries-beyond those that might accrue to all industries because of a lower budget deficit-are unlikely to occur as a result of the current decreases in defense spending.

This last implication is relevant to the ongoing discussions about appropriate. This report examines the effect of increases in defense spending to determine whether they contributed to the poor trade performance of high-technology industries.

The authors develop trade performance measures to highlight the performance of sectors that are exposed to different degrees of competition for scarce inputs. The nonR&D aspect of defense spending appears to have no statistically significant effect on the major components of civilian economic performance, technical skills formation or technological change.

In addition, defense spending dampens human capital, which in turn has a restraining effect on productivity growth.3 According to Melman (), defense industries attract highly trained workers and engineers and thus have a drain ing effect on human resources for private industries.

Hong () shows empirical evidence of a U.S. productivity. Hence, even though local defense spending may be more expensive, it creates more value in the form of more robust national security and fewer disruptions to trade and commerce. If the defense system of a country is fully integrated, there are economic benefits to it.

Per capita defense spending projected to decline over the forecast period Analysis of Defense Budget Allocation Total Department of Defense (DoD) budget forecasted to grow at a.

Despite all the warnings of war, the United States wasn’t completely prepared when World War II broke out. The Depression had rubbed out many of the country’s machine and tool industries, the military was woefully under-supplied, and many soldiers found themselves drilling with toy guns and wooden tanks.

In a way, however, the Depression was [ ]. Increased military spending leads to slower economic growth. Military spending tends to have a negative impact on economic growth. Over a year period, a 1% increase in military spending will decrease a country’s economic growth by 9%.

Increased military spending is especially detrimental to the economic growth of wealthier countries. Summary. effects of defense spending on the economy, since those effects can, in prinCiple, be of bet or achieved by other policies.

It is, nonetheless, important to be mindful of the economic effects of defense spending, since that knowledge can help in shaping appropriate. Also, in a number of ways, U.S. defense spending can be more considerable than the percent figure would suggest: In Virginia—the most defense-dependent state in the country economically.

Borrowing to fund spending will add to the national debt and can create an excessive debt burden for future generations. Trade-offs.

There is a potential trade off between unemployment and inflation, first analysed by A.W. Phillips in the s. If the aim of public spending is to create jobs, there is the strong possibility that prices will be. InU.S. military expenditure increased by almost % to $ billion.

China increased its military spending by 5%, Saudi Arabia decreased its spending. security debate through its impact on the nation’s hard power: the funding of defense, the efficacy of the defense industrial base, and the use of economic sanctions and other instruments as non-kinetic tools of warfare.

The long-term efficacy of hard power, however, depends greatly on the. Yet defense spending has been reduced in light of the deteriorating economic situation in Thus there is still a trade-off between defense and other spending in the budget, even though it is evident that other items are being reduced significantly, such as health services, support to the economy and environmental protection.

Because U.S. defense outlays are greater than those of the next dozen military powers combined, America's arms merchants dominate the global market in a way that few other industries can.

national trade in defence equipment; and forming alliances and pooling resources with like-minded nations. This is why the trade in defence equip-ment is such a vital component of national security policy.

Put simply, it enables governments to adopt a more flexible response to resolving the trade off between spending and security (see Figure 1). Defense expenditure is expected to grow between 3 and 4 percent in to reach an estimated US$ trillion, 1 as governments worldwide continue to modernize and recapitalize their militaries.

Most of the growth will likely be driven by increased defense spending in the United States, as well as in other regions, such as China and India. It drew its million-job-loss total from "across the breadth of the U.S. economy," into ripple-effect industries like finance, health care and "retail trade, leisure and hospitality services.

In effect, companies are getting less and less for their significant investment in technology. This counterintuitive trend—companies are spending more but getting worse results—is the paradoxical result of some companies’ failure to spend enough on technology.

Most companies spend about 5% of revenues on technology, which is not a.Directly accessible data for industries from 50 countries and over 1 Mio.

facts. Statistics on " Defense spending and arms trade" Global defense spending forecast through .