Relationships between the economy and national security

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Relationships between the economy and national security

Analysis and considerations for economic security policy in the Netherlands

Samenvatting

The analysis of this report is focused on those specific aspects of national security that relate to the protection of critical infrastructure, sectors and processes that are important for the sustainable functioning of [Dutch] society. Critical infrastructure, sectors and processes are focal areas when it comes to national security policy, in the Netherlands and beyond.
This report addresses five research questions:

  1. How can national security be defined and what does the international literature suggest about its main components?
  2. What can be learned from the (academic) literature about the relation between the economy of a country and the various aspects of national security? Which factors, mechanisms and underlying causal mechanisms can be identified?
  3. What is the impact of contextual, country-specific characteristics and factors on this relationship?
  4. What do the answers to research questions 2) and 3) tell us about the factors and characteristics that have an impact on the interlinkages between the Dutch economy and its national security?
  5. How does the Netherlands perform with regard to these economic factors, which trends or developments can we identify, and what do they mean for the national security of the Netherlands?

Inhoudsopgave

Preface
Figures
Tables
Boxes
Summary
Samenvatting
Acknowledgements

  1. Introduction and context
  2. A historical perspective on definitions of national security
  3. Interconnections between national security and the economy
  4. The connections between economy and national security in the Netherlands
  5. Conclusion

References
Annexes

Publicatiegegevens

Auteur(s):
Retter, L., Frinking, E., Hoorens, S., Lynch, A., Nederveen, F., Phillips, W.
Organisatie(s):
RAND Europe , WODC
Plaats uitgave:
Brussels/Cambridge
Uitgever:
Rand Europe
Jaar van uitgave:
2019
Type rapport:
Eindrapport

Bestelinformatie

Adres:
Rand Europe
 
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Telefoon:
+32(2)6692400
E-mailadres:
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Website:
www.rand.org/randeurope

Onderzoekgegevens

Werktitel:
Economische veiligheid
Projectnummer:
2960
Operationele status:
Afgerond