EUSECON (A New Agenda for European Security Economics) is a four-year collaborative research project that analyzes the causes, dynamics, and long-term effects of both human-induced insecurity threats and European security policies.The EUSECON project broadly defines "insecurity" to include terrorism and organized crime. The project's focus is on the human drivers of insecurity. The consortium utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to promote in-depth understanding of insecurity threats emerging from terrorism and organized crime. It aims to uncover the much-needed information base for effective domestic and international security policy. There will also be an emphasis on identifying and limiting the costs of anti-terror policies, in order to achieve secure growth.
EUSECON goals are:- To define the field of security economics and provide a framework for its analysis;
Find more information about the project at the EUSECON webpage.
EUSECON has launched a series of Policy Briefings on the Economics of Security. The series aims to present the most salient findings of the four-year research project to a wide range of audiences, including policy-makers, security experts, and general readers interested in this topic. To view the Policy Briefings Series, please refer to the website.