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An examination of some of the relations between operations research and economics. Operations research is defined as the use of systematic quantitative analysis to aid in the making of military and management decisions. Economics is described as a logic of choice rather than as a study of "those things that can be brought into relation with the measuring rod of money." The author suggests that an alliance between economics and military or governmental operations research may result in a new branch of endeavor, namely, an economics of government expenditure. 25 pp.

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