Concerning Economic Potential for War, I would say that the most important thing that economics and economists have to say about this subject has to do with the national income of a country—what determines the national income and what are the various dimensions of the national income.
Mason, Edward S.
"Economic Potential for War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 9
, Article 3.
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