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(1) “The Economic Welfare Costs of Conflict” In The Twentieth Century Scorecard: How Much Did Global Problems Cost the World? -Progress Since 1900, Prospects to 2050 (Cambridge) Gregory Hess, forthcoming.

(2)  “Terrorism and the Invisible Hook” with Ricardo Fernholz and John-Clark Levin. Southern
Economic Journal (2013) Vol 79. Number 3: 849-863.

(3) “Lines in the Sand: Border Effects, Economic Integration and Disintegration of Post- War Iraq”
with Roz Engel. Journal of Law and Economics (2012): 503-538.

(4) “The Economic Welfare Cost of Conflict: An Empirical Assessment”. In Garfinkel and Skaperdas (ed)Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Peace and Conflict, (Oxford), with Gregory Hess, (2012) chapter 18.

(5) “Terrorist Group Survival:  Ideology, Tactics, and Base of Operations” with Khusrav
Gaibulloev, and Todd Sandler. Public Choice, Vol 149. Numbers 3-4 (2011): 441-463.

(6) “The Political Economy of Legislation on Terrorism” with Ashvin Gandhi, and Gregory Hess.
Defense and Peace Economics, Vol. 22. 6 (2011): 607-626.

(7) “New Wine in Old Wineskins? Growth, Terrorism and the Resource Curse in Africa” with Nzinga Broussard and Gregory Hess. European Journal of Political Economy Vol 27.S1. (2011): S50-S63.

(8) S. Brock Blomberg, Gregory Hess and Daniel Tan. “Terrorism and the Economics of Trust”
Journal of Peace Research, May (2011) vol. 48 no. 3 383-398.

(9) Rose, Adam Z. and Blomberg, S. Brock “Total Economic Consequences of Terrorist Attacks: Insights from 9/11,” Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (2010): Vol. 16: Iss. 1, Article 2.

(10)    S. Brock Blomberg, Rozlyn C. Engel and Reid Sawyer “On the Duration and Sustainability of Transnational Terrorist Organizations,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 54, No. 2 (2010): 303-330.

(11)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and Yaron Raviv. “Where Have All the Heroes
Gone? A Rational-Choice Perspective on Heroism.” Public Choice 141.3-4 (2009): 509-522.

(12)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “Estimating the Macroeconomic Consequence of 9/11.” Berkeley Electronic Press Journal; Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy
15.2 (2009):1-26.

(13)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Adam Z. Rose. “Editor’s Introduction to the Economic Impacts of the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks.” Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 15.2 (2009):1-16.

(14)    Blomberg, Brock, Gregory Hess, and J. Hunter Jackson. “Terrorism and the Returns to Oil.”
Economics and Politics 21.3 (2009): 409-432.

(15)    “Perspective Paper on Transnational Terrorism Policies for the Copenhagen Consensus,” in Bjorn Lomborg, Ed. Global Crises, Global Solutions, Cambridge University Press, (2009): 563-576.

(16)    Blomberg, S. Brock, B. Peter Rosendorff, In Gregory Hess (ed). “A Gravity Model of Globalization, Democracy, and Transnational Terrorism.” Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict. 125-156. CESifo Seminar Series. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, (2009).

(17)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess, In Keefer and Loayza (ed) . “The Lexus and the Olive Branch: Globalization, Democratization, and Terrorism.” Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness. 116-147. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, (2008).

(18)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “From (No) Butter to Guns? Understanding the Economic Role in Transnational Terrorism.” Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness. 83-115. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, (2008).

(19)    Bird, Graham, S. Brock Blomberg, and Gregory D. Hess. “International Terrorism: Causes, Consequences and Cures.” World Economy 31.2 (2008): 255-274.

(20)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Stephen Sheppard. “The Impacts of Terrorism on Urban Form.”Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2007): 257. EconLit. EBSCO. Web. 16 Mar. 2011.

(21)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “How Much Does Violence Tax Trade?.” Review of Economics and Statistics 88.4 (2006): 599-612.

(22)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and Siddharth Thacker. “On the Conflict- Poverty Nexus.”Economics and Politics 18.3 (2006): 237-267.

(23)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Jeffry Frieden, and Ernesto Stein. “Sustaining Fixed Rates: The Political Economy of Currency Pegs in Latin America.” Journal of Applied Economics 8.2 (2005): 203-225.

(24)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and Athanasios Orphanides. “The Macroeconomic Consequences of Terrorism.” Journal of Monetary Economics 51.5 (2004): 1007-1032.

(25)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and AkilaWeerapana. “Economic Conditions and Terrorism.” European Journal of Political Economy 20.2 (2004): 463-478.

(26)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and AkilaWeerapana. “The Impact of Voter Initiatives on Economic Activity.” European Journal of Political Economy 20.1 (2004): 207-

(27)    Blomberg, S. Brock, Gregory D. Hess, and AkilaWeerapana. “An Economic Model of Terrorism.”Conflict Management and Peace Science 21.1 (2004): 17-28.

(28)    Blomberg, S. Brock. “The War in Iraq and IMF Reform”, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, 31 (2004): 261-271.

(29)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “Is the Political Business Cycle for Real?.” Journal of Public Economics 87.5-6 (2003): 1091-1121.

(30)    Blomberg, S. Brock and Gregory D. Hess. “United States Economy is Like a San Francisco Summer,” Polish Economic Outlook, (July 2003), 35-42.

(31)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “The Temporal Links between Conflict and Economic Activity.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 46.1 (2002): 74-90.

(32)    Blomberg, S. Brock. “”Dumb and Dumber’: Explanations for Exchange Rate Dynamics.” Journal of Applied Economics 4.2 (2001): 187-216.

(33)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Joseph E., Jr. Harrington. “A Theory of Rigid Extremists and Flexible Moderates with an Application to the U.S. Congress.” American Economic Review 90.3 (2000): 605-620.

(34)    Blomberg, S. Brock. “Modeling Political Change with a Regime-Switching Model.” European Journal of Political Economy 16.4 (2000): 739-762.

(35)    Asea, Patrick K., and Brock Blomberg. “Lending Cycles.” Journal of Econometrics 83.1-2 (1998): 89-128.

(36)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Gregory D. Hess. “Politics and Exchange Rate Forecasts.” Journal of International Economics 43.1-2 (1997): 189-205.

(37)    Blomberg, S. Brock. “A Model of Voter Choice in a Life-Cycle Setting.” Economics and Politics 8.3 (1996): 213-229.

(38)    Blomberg, S. Brock. “Growth, Political Instability and the Defence Burden.” Economica 63.252 (1996): 649-672.

(39)    Blomberg, S. Brock, and Ethan S. Harris. “The Commodity-Consumer Price Connection: Fact or Fable?.” Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review 1.3 (1995): 21-38.

Reviews and Other Publications:

“Economics of Terrorism” New Palgrave, 2nd edition, with Gregory Hess, 2008.

“Political Business Cycles” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition, 2008.

Study Guide for Macroeconomics, 13th edition, with J Haischer 2008.

Review of Terrorism in Western Europe: Explaining the Trends Since 1950, Economic History Services,June 2005.

Review of Democracy, Governance & Growth, Journal of Economic Literature, September 2004: 848.

“Deflation,” World Book Encyclopedia, 2000

“Afternoon Session Summary of Discussion,” Economic Policy Review (FRBNY), S. Brock Blomberg, Gabriel S. P. de Kock, January 1995: 59-60.

“Savings vs. the Federal Budget Deficit as Determinants of the U.S. Trade Deficit,” National SocialScience Perspectives Journal, November 1988, with M. Truscott