war finance

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war finance

the fiscal and monetary methods that are used in meeting the costs of war, including taxation, compulsory loans, voluntary domestic loans, foreign loans, and the creation of money. War finance is a branch of defense economics (q.v.).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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