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This paper examines the economic determinants of defence spending in six East Asian countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines. It is hypothesized that economic factors play an important role in determining military spending levels in these countries. Our results, which support the earlier work by Geoffrey Harris, suggest that economic variables and resource availability are probably the main determinants of miiitary expenditures. Three basic patternsdoi:10.1355/cs11-4b fatcat:liepfch2hrbcnikr6p7fqf77cu