n Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA - On the impact of terror-news on the German economy : assessing the cost of terrorism : media profile

Volume 2005, Issue 1
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Extracted from text ... M easuring the cost of terrorism is never an easy task-even when restricted to the narrow realm of economic costs. Nevertheless, a growing literature is producing evidence that acts of terror bear signifi cant economic costs in addition to the suffering and uncertainty that is commonly associated with terrorism. In a recent survey, Frey et al. (2004) discuss a small but growing number of empirical studies that report results along these lines for specifi c areas such as tourism, foreign direct investment, domestic investment, stock markets, foreign trade, and general economic activity. Other papers focus on the repercussions for ..

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