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On the effects of aid to nations in arms races: The Richardson model

Ferejohn, John A. (1976) On the effects of aid to nations in arms races: The Richardson model. In: Mathematical Models in International Relations. Praeger Special Studies in International Economics and Development. Praeger Publishers , Westport, CT, pp. 218-251. ISBN 0275558703.

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The arms race literature in political science has dwelt heavily (indeed almost doted) upon the pioneering work of Lewis Richardson. Richardson's principal contribution was twofold: (a) to characterize an arms race as a set of linear differential equations and (b) to produce behaviorally plausible interpretations of the parameters in the model.

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Additional Information:© Praeger Publishing 1976. Research for this paper was conducted under the auspices of the Brookings Institution, An earlier version was presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, December 28-30, 1970. The author wishes to thank Talbot Page, David Seidman, and David Grether for their critical remarks. Formerly SSWP 78.
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