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Terrorism and Economics


Terrorism and Economics

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Dynamics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Campaigns Gary Ackerman, Joseph Young, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Victor Asal July, 2014 to December, 2017
Social, Behavioral, Cultural, and Economic (SBCE) Impacts on Terrorist Activity Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan July, 2012 to December, 2017
Organizational Determinants of Violence and Performance Gina Scott Ligon July, 2012 to December, 2016
Geospatial Analysis of Terror Finance Marcus Boyd July, 2015 to July, 2016
US Crime-Terror Nexus: Terrorist Networks & Trade Diversion Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak, Roberta Belli July, 2012 to December, 2013
Radicalizing the Poor: Understanding the Influence of Service Provision on Popular Support for and Participation in Violent Political Groups Shawn Flanigan June, 2008 to May, 2011
Measuring Political Radicalization: Diaspora Support for Terrorism among Ottawa's Lebanese Muslim Community Bidisha Biswas, Christian Leuprecht, Clark McCauley August, 2008 to May, 2010
Dynamics of Terror and Counterterrorism Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan January, 2005 to June, 2009
Project Title Publication Date START Authors Publication Type
Causes and Consequences of Terrorism in Africa November 2014 Journal Article
Cigarette smuggling and terrorism financing November 2013 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Book Chapter
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 November 2014 Sullivan, Brandon; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Report
Financial Crime and Material Support Schemes Linked to al-Qa'ida and Affiliated Movements (AQAM) in the United States: 1990 to June 2014 December 2014 Sullivan, Brandon; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Research Brief
Financial Terror: Financial Crime Schemes Involving Extremists Linked to the American Far Right and al-Qaida and Affiliated Movements January 2017 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Book Chapter
Nonprofit Service Provision by Insurgent Organizations -- The Cases of Hizballah and the Tamil Tigers June 2008 Flanigan, Shawn Journal Article
Targeting Strategies in Single-Issue Bomb Attacks January 2016 Wilson, Margaret Journal Article
Terrorism and Counterfeiting: A Synopsis of Critical Issues and Research Opportunities November 2009 Freilich, Joshua; Weine, Stevan Book Chapter
The Economic Impact of Terrorist Incidents on the Italian Hospitality Industry January 2006 Journal Article
The Impact of Terrorism on Italian Employment and Business Activity February 2007 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
The Nexus between Terrorism and U.S. Product Counterfeiting July 2014 Sullivan, Brandon; Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Research Brief
Image Title Job Title Institution
Photo of Barnett Koven Barnett Koven

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Bo Jiang, START Bo Jiang

Graduate Research Assistant, START

University of Maryland
Brandon Behlendorf Brandon Behlendorf

Assistant Director for Research Development/Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Daniel Smith

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Elizabeth Petrun Elizabeth Petrun Sayers

Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

University of Maryland
Hamid Mohtadi

Professor of Economics

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Jun Zhuang

Associate Professor of Engineering

University of Buffalo
Kathleen Deloughery

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy

University at Albany, State University of New York
Laura Dugan Laura Dugan

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Maryland
Lyubov Mincheva

Associate Professor

University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Marcus Boyd

START Senior Researcher, GIS

University of Maryland
Michelle Jacome Michelle Jacome

Project Manager/Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Nil Satana

Visiting Faculty Member

University of Maryland
Sharad Joshi

Research Associate

Monterey Institute of International Studies
Will Kammerer William Kammerer

Researcher, START

University of Maryland

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