Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/223619
Authors: 
Jacobsen, Grant D.
Year of Publication: 
2019
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2019 [Issue:] 468
Abstract: 
One of the primary considerations in policy debates related to energy development is the projected effect of resource extraction on local workers. These debates have become more common in recent years because technological progress has enabled the extraction of unconventional energy sources, such as shale gas and oil, spurring rapid development in many areas. It is thus crucial to discuss the empirical evidence on the effect of “energy booms” on local workers, considering both the potential short- and long-term impacts, and the implications of this evidence for public policy.
Subjects: 
energy
energy booms
labor market
fracking
resource curse
JEL: 
Q33
J23
J26
J30
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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