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Understanding the economics of terrorism

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Originally Aired: January 11, 2006

Host Tom Fudge speaks with two university professors about the internal dynamics of terrorist organizations, why people join, and the economics that drive it.

Guests:

  • Eli Berman , economics professor at UC San Diego. He is among the leading scholars who is focusing on the economics of terrorism.
  • Dipak Gupta , chair of the International Security and Conflict Resolution program at San Diego State. He's an authority on terrorism-related issues and political violence.

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