DeutschClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings
Bester, Helmut; Konrad, Kai A. (2005): Easy targets and the timing of conflict. In: Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 17, No. 2: pp. 199-215

This is the latest version of this item.

Full text not available from 'Open Access LMU'.


Contestants have to choose whether to initiate a contest or war, or whether to remain peaceful for another period. We find that agents wait and initiate the contest once their rival is sufficiently weak to be an easy target. Copyright © 2005 Sage Publications.

Available Versions of this Item