November 16, 2015

When Terrorism Strikes, History Shows Economies Prove Resilient

By Adam Klein

Source: Bloomberg Business

Journalist(s) Simon Kennedy

The French economy has history on its side.

From the attacks of September 11 to those on Spain in March 2004 and London in July 2005, industrial economies have proven more resilient to terrorism than first feared, according to those economists who have studied the links.

That may bring some reassurance to France three days after at least 129 people were killed across Paris in Europe’s worst terror attack in a decade and as its economy continues to record lackluster expansion.

Read the full article at Bloomberg Business.

  • Adam Klein

    Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow

    Adam Klein is the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  His research centers on the intersection of national security policy and law, inclu...