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Terrorism and Economics


Terrorism and Economics

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Country Reports on Terrorism - Statistical Annex Gary LaFree, Erin Miller May, 2012 to May, 2018
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, Erin Miller 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 A. Boyd July, 2015 to July, 2016
U.S. 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
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as an Indirect Contributor to Terrorism May 2022 Romm, Madeline Research Brief
Financial Activities Linked to Persons from Sweden and Denmark who Joined Terrorist Groups in Syria and Iraq During the Period 2013-2016 January 2017 Ranstorp, Magnus Report
Oil and Terrorism: An Investigation of Mediators December 2016 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
The Determinants of Domestic Right-Wing Terrorism in the USA: Economic Grievance, Societal Change and Political Resentment March 2015 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
The Cost of Living and Terror: Does Consumer Price Volatility Fuel Terrorism? April 2013 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Poverty, Minority Economic Discrimination, and Domestic Terrorism March 2011 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Economic Development, Poorly Managed Political Conflict and Terrorism in India May 2009 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Rooted in Poverty?: Terrorism, Poor Economic Development, and Social Cleavages December 2006 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Do Democracy and Free Markets Protect Us from Terrorism? January 2008 Piazza, James A. Journal Article
Don't Follow the Money: The Problem with the War on Terrorist Financing July 2017 Neumann, Peter Journal Article
Analyzing Catastrophic Terrorist Events with Applications to the Food Industry January 2007 Mohtadi, Hamid Book Chapter
Applying Social Network Analysis to Terrorist Financing May 2018 Leuprecht, Christian Book Chapter
Political Demography of Conflict in Mali June 2018 Leuprecht, Christian Report
The Impact of Terrorism on Italian Employment and Business Activity May 2007 LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
In the Shadow of 9/11: How the Study of Political Extremism Has Reshaped Criminology December 2021 LaFree, Gary Journal Article
The Paradox of the Heavy-handed Insurgent: Public Support for the Taliban Among Afghan Pashtuns. January 2022 Kruglanski, Arie Journal Article
Counterterrorism Net Assessment Data Structure April 2020 Koven, Barnett S.; Lindquist, Katy; Erdemandi, Max Project Fact Sheet
Climate Change and Terrorism: Key Insights May 2022 Henkin, Samuel D. Research Brief
Climate Change and Security May 2022 Henkin, Samuel D. Research Brief
Climate Change and Terrorism: A Call to Action May 2022 Henkin, Samuel D. Research Brief
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as a Means for Terrorist Exploitation May 2022 Henkin, Samuel D. Research Brief
Crime Terror Alliances and the State. Ethnonationalist and Islamist Challenges to Regional Security May 2013 Gurr, Ted Robert Book
Cigarette smuggling and terrorism financing November 2013 Freilich, Joshua; Chermak, Steven Book Chapter
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
100 Days Later: COVID-19: Implications for Managing Terrorism and Asymmetric Threats May 2020 Braniff, William Discussion Point
A Climate of Terror? Climate Change as a Potential Ideological Driver of Terrorism May 2022 Boyd, Marcus A. Research Brief
Geospatial Analysis of Terror Finance December 2017 Boyd, Marcus A. Research Brief
Analyzing Political and Social Regional Stability with Statistics: Challenges and Opportunities January 2010 Asal, Victor White Paper
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Marcus A. Boyd

Geospatial Research Unit (GRU) Director, START

Director of Graduate Studies, START

University of Maryland
Michelle Jacome Michelle Jacome

Operations Officer on International Finance Cooperation at the World Bank

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