Economics and Modern Warfare: The Invisible Fist of the Market (Paperback)

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By referring to a handful of battles throughout history, a new form of military strategy is derived through the manipulation of supplies, capital, and markets. This book combines economic theory with applied analyses of military successes and failures, explaining them simply for audiences of all levels of interest.

About the Author

Michael Taillard is a freelance research experimentalist and an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Bellevue University, USA. He received his PhD in Financial Economics and has an academic background that includes degrees in International Economics as well as International Finance, and military training at the Army Transportation Corps in Ft. Eustis, VA. His work includes economic research projects for The American Red Cross, theoretical study for the United States Strategic Command (STRATCOM) on which this book is based, and consulting panels given at horror movie industry expos who ve since dubbed him The Econozombist for his work helping to build an accurate representation of the world after the zombie apocalypse. His interest in the military applications of economics stems from the time he spent as a United States Army Reservist and seeing the untapped tactical potential.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781349441402
ISBN-10: 1349441406
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 6th, 2012
Pages: 211
Language: English