Journal Article

Defense spending and productivity growth in western industrialized countries (in German)


  • Schrader
  • K.
Publication Date

This paper examines how military spending and spending on military research and development has affected macroeconomic productivity growth as part of an international comparison. Data from 14 OECD countries were used for the period 1961-1985.

Kiel Institute Expert


Key Words

  • Defense industry
  • OECD countries
  • productivity