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Publication Date

2-1-1990

Series Information

Occasional Paper 79

Publisher

Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130

Description

This paper analyzes the feasibility of a so-called "defense conversion" that would transfer defense technology to civilian uses, concluding that such a transfer would be a difficult and undesirable public policy.

Keywords

Defense Spending, Budget Conversion, Congress, Legislation, Government Intrusion

Disciplines

Economics | Public Policy

Comments

The Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), 1975-2001, is the predecessor of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

Permanent URL: http://dx.doi/org/10.7936/K7T43R7F

DOI

doi:10.7936/K7T43R7F

The Weak Case for Conversion Legislation

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