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ERIC Number: EJ706065
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-1
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
An Economic Analysis of September 11th
Langelett, George L.; Schug, Mark C.
Social Studies, v95 n4 p161 Jul 2004
To many Western observers, the behavior of people in the Middle East is a mystery. The area is the scene of brutality and seemingly senseless acts of violence. Why has there been so much turmoil there for so long? This article contains a brief review of past events in the Middle East, which helps to establish the context of the problem. Sections include: Partition of Palestine; Other Events Affecting the Turmoil in the Middle East; An Economic Analysis; How Were the Terrorists Organized and Financed?; Rational Behavior; Economic Analysis of Criminal Behavior; Why the World Trade Center Buildings and the Pentagon?; The Economic Impact; A Teaching Suggestion; and Conclusions and Further Resources.
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Language: English
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