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Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local Economic Effects of Natural Resource Booms in Modern America

Hunt Allcott and Daniel Keniston.

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...

The energy sector in Scotland’s future

Gordon Hughes.

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...

Information overload, navigation, and the geography of mediated markets

Johannes Glückler and José Luis Sánchez-Hernández.

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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Unconventional Gas and Oil Development in the United States: Economic Experience and Policy Issues

Timothy W. Kelsey, Mark D. Partridge and Nancy E. White.

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...