Peter J. Phillips

University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business

Toowoomba 4350, Queensland

Australia

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Ideas:
“  We write about human decision-making in conjunction with the underlying decision-making structures---orthodox, behavioural, heterodox---of information systems, algorithms, and AI applied in high-information-load contexts, especially counterterrorism, intelligence analysis, counterintelligence, and espionage.  ”

Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Terrorist Group Brutality and the Emergence of the Islamic State

Phillips, P.J. 2016. “Terrorist Group Brutality and the Emergence of the Islamic State.” In: Phillips, P.J. 2016. The Economics of Terrorism. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon & New York, NY.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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terrorism, terrorist, terrorist group, risk, brutality, capability, transitory, persistent, fatalities, Algeria, Al-Qa`ida, Taliban, Lord’s Resistance Army, LRA, Islamic State, ISIS

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Self Managed Superannuation Funds: Theory and Practice

Journal of Law and Financial Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 8-22, June 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Apr 2008
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Microstructure, Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF)

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Female Lone Wolf Terrorism - Critiquing the Economic Analysis of Uniquely Gendered Lived Experiences

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Lone Wolf Terrorism, Gender Gap, Violent Offending, Illegitimate Activity, Feminist Economics, Female Offenders, Female Perpetrated Terrorism

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Optimality of Financial Planning Clients' Strategic Asset Allocations

20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2008
Lujer Santacruz and Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business Education Law and Arts and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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asset allocation, investments, portfolio management, modern portfolio theory, capital markets, managed funds, mutual funds, funds management, financial planning

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The Lone Wolf Terrorist: Sudden Sprees of Violence

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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lone wolf, terrorism, violent terrorism, expected utility, spree, serial, plunge

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Geographic Profiling of Lone Wolf Terrorists: The Application of Economics, Game Theory and Prospect Theory

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jul 2014
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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lone wolf, risk-reward, optimal choice, risk preference, law enforcement, offender profiling, geographic profiling, game theory, payoff matrix, prospect theory

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Lone Wolf Terrorism: Prudence in the Lone Wolf’s Planning and the Time Delay between Acts of Lone Wolf Terrorism

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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lone wolf terrorism, lone wolf terrorist, law enforcement, terrorism, attack, copy cat, imitation, profile, prudence, planning

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The Hunt for the Cyber-Terrorist

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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cyber-terrorism, cyber-terrorist, cyber-criminal, offender, law enforcement, classification scheme, typology, psychological profiling, risk, risk preference, financial cost

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Does Negotiating with Terrorists Make Them More Risk Seeking?

Journal of Politics and Law, 6 (4), 108-120
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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terrorism, government policy, concessions, penalties, risk, innovation, Red Army Faction, 2nd of June Movement

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The End Of Al-Qa`ida: Rationality, Survivability and Risk Aversion

International Journal of Economic Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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terrorism, political influence, fatalities, Al-Qa`ida, risk aversion, utility maximisation, logarithmic utility, evolutionary stability

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Lone Wolf Terrorism

Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, Vol. 17, Issue 1, Article 1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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lone wolf terrorism, economic analysis, expected utility, game theory, security, mean-variance, assassination, armed attack, bombing, hostage taking

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Crime Scene Investigation: Investigative Economics and the Drawing of Inferences About Unknown Offenders

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2017
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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offender profiling, investigative psychology, economic theory, criminal action, prospect theory, risk, risk aversion, identity, sense of self, inferences

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Terrorism, Identity, Psychology and Defence Economics

International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 77, pp.102-113
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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Identity, Psychology, Terrorism, Economic Analysis, Terrorist Behaviour

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The Preferred Risk Habitat of Al-Qa'ida Terrorists

European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, Issue 23, pp. 21-33, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2013
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Al-Qa`ida, risk, preferred habitat, attack methods, choices, volatility

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Applying Modern Portfolio Theory to the Analysis of Terrorism: Computing the Set of Attack Method Combinations from Which The Rational Terrorist Group Will Choose in Order to Maximise Injuries and Fatalities

Defence and Peace Economics, 20 (3), 193-213, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Terrorism, Modern portfolio theory, Mean‐variance analysis, Efficient choice set

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The Deferral of Attacks: SP/A Theory As a Model of Terrorist Choice when Losses Are Inevitable

Phillips, P.J. & Pohl, G. (2018). The Deferral of Attacks: SP/A Theory as a Model of Terrorist Choice when Losses Are Inevitable. Open Economics (De Gruyter). Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2018
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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SP/A Theory, Terrorist Behaviour, Risk, Uncertainty, Inevitable Losses, Aspiration, Brutality, Violence, Contests, Attacks, Avoidable Losses

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Switching Costs, Grassroots Support of Terrorism and the Escalation of Conflict

European Journal of Social Sciences 31 (2), 148-159, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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terrorism, switching costs, grassroots support, terrorist organisation, government, competition, conflict, extreme, supporters

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Mathematics, Metaphors and Economic Visualisability

Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 10, 281-299
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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mathematical economics, metaphors, economic visualisability

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Intelligence Sharing, Networks, Teams and Ambiguity: How Working Together Shapes Decision-Making Under Risk and Uncertainty

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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Intelligence, Counter Intelligence, Espionage, Decision Theory, Behavioral Economics, Teams

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Prospect Theory and Terrorist Choice

Journal of Applied Economics, Volume 17, Issue 1, May 2014, Pages 139–160
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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prospect theory, terrorism, terrorist choice, copycat acts

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Shackle's Decision Order and Time: A Reader's Guide

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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G.L.S. Shackle, Decision, Order, Time, Quantum Physics, Austrian School, Prospect Theory, Decision Theory

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Profiling of the Lone Wolf Terrorist: Can Economics Provide Behavioural Investigative Advice?

Journal of Applied Security Research, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp.151-177
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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economics, crime, terrorists, profiling, offenders, investigative psychology, expected utility, criminal behaviour, terrorist behaviour, typology, investigative economist, economic profile, lone wolf terrorist

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How to Fight Terrorism: The Relevance of Qualitative Economics

How to Fight Terrorism: The Relevance of Qualitative Economics, Applied Economics Quarterly, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW), Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 197-207
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Qualitative, Comparative Statics, Terrorist Choice, Advertising, Government Strategy, Orthodox Choice Theory, Opportunity Costs, Political Violence

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The Life Cycle of Terrorist Organisations

International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 369-385
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Terrorist Organisation, Life Cycle, Grassroots Support, Conflict, Demise, Cyclical, Defence

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The Diseconomies of Terrorism

World Economics, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp.1-22, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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terrorist group, size, diseconomies, scale

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Financial Crisis of Metaphor

Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Orthodox, Financial economics, Language, Austrian, Formalism, Salience imbalance, Financial crisis

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Terrorists' Equilibrium Choices When No Attack Method is Riskless

Atlantic Economic Journal, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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expected utility, terrorism, mean-variance, equilibrium

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Terrorist Network Infiltration, Asymmetric Information and Quality Uncertainty

Journal of Applied Security Research, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 339-356, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2018
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Terrorist, terrorism, terrorist network, asymmetric information, quality uncertainty, government agents

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Tinker, Thaler, Soldier, Spy: The Behavioral Economics of HUMINT Transactions and Source Prioritizations

International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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Intelligence, Espionage, CounterIntelligence, Behavioral Economics, HUMINT

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The Randomisation of Terrorist Attacks

Defense & Security Analysis, 26:3, 261-272, DOI: 10.1080/14751798.2010.516542
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business
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Terrorist, terrorist attacks, randomisation, random, stability

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Space Junk: Behavioural Economics and the Prioritisation of Solutions

Defence and Peace Economics, DOI: 10.1080/10242694.2020.1772552
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
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Space Junk, Behavioural Economics

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How Terrorism Red Flags Become Weak Signals Through the Processes of Judgement and Evaluation

Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 35, 377–388 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11896-019-09345-2
Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Terrorism, Red Flags, Strong Signals, Weak Signals, Decision Theory

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FinTech, Terrorism-Related Fund Transfers and Behavioural Finance

Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, 14:3, 226-246, DOI: 10.1080/17467586.2020.1821074
Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Benjamin McDermid
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland

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FinTech, Terrorist Finance, Risk, Decision-Making, Behavioural Finance

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Disinformation Cascades, Espionage & Counter-Intelligence

The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs, 23:1, 34-47, DOI: 10.1080/23800992.2020.1834311
Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Disinformation, Information Cascades, Intelligence Agencies, Decision Theory

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Crowd Counting: A Behavioural Economics Perspective

Quality and Quantity, doi.org/10.1007/s11135-021-01117-7
Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Crowd Counting, Behavioural Economics, Protest

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Algorithms, Human Decision-Making and Predictive Policing

SN Social Sciences, 109, Article 1, doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00109-6
Posted: 03 Nov 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Predictive Policing, Decision Theory, Algorithm, Behavioural Economics

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Countering Intelligence Algorithms: Decision Theory, Design Choices and Counter-AI

The RUSI Journal, 165:7, 22-32, DOI: 10.1080/03071847.2021.1893126
Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Intelligence, Espionage, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Decision Theory

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Terrorism, Lightning and Falling Furniture

Peter J Phillips & Gabriela Pohl (2019): Terrorism, lightning and falling furniture, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, DOI: 10.1080/19434472.2019.1595697
Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Terrorism, Risk Perception, Actuarial Odds, Risk and Uncertainty

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Terrorism Watch Lists, Suspect Ranking and Decision-Making Biases

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Terrorism, Suspect Ranking, Decision Making Biases, Behavioral Economics

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Terrorist Choice: A Stochastic Dominance and Prospect Theory Analysis

Defence and Peace Economics, 2015
Posted: 25 Apr 2015
Peter J. Phillips and Gabriela Pohl
University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business and University of Southern Queensland - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

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Terrorist Choice, Prospect Theory, Stochastic Dominance, Attack Methods, Trigger Points, Fatalities