Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America
in The Review of Economic Studies
April 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Manufacturing; Primary Products; Economic Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 18473 words.
Do natural resources benefit producer economies, or is there a “Natural Resource Curse”, perhaps as the crowd-out of manufacturing productivity...
in Oxford Review of Economic Policy
January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Primary Products; Energy Economics; Industry Studies; Regional Government Analysis. 9962 words.
The energy sector accounts for 15–20 per cent of Scottish GDP. It is highly capital-intensive and maintaining production, especially of oil and gas, will absorb a large share of business...
in Industrial and Corporate Change
October 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Primary Products; Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10927 words.
This article integrates arguments from the perspectives of the economics of information and of the economy of qualities to analyze the spatial consequences of digital technology and...
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in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy
June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11506 words.
This paper examines the economic experience of past energy booms and that of current unconventional shale gas and oil development. We focus on key economic characteristics of gas and oil...