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The economic impacts of the oil and natural gas industry on the U.S. economy: Employment, labor income, and value added

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2009

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Price Waterhouse Coopers, 2009, The economic impacts of the oil and natural gas industry on the U.S. economy: Employment, labor income, and value added: American Petroleum Institute, 85 p.

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As wind power development continues at a rapid pace in the United States, there is increasing interest in its economic impacts. Because good wind resources are typically far from electrical loads, wind power plants are often built in rural areas. The economic impacts that arise from building and operating a power plant can be significant but are often not considered by public utility commission processes. Although these impacts vary from state to state because of the differences in wind resource and state infrastructure, economic development from new wind provides important impacts from necessary power system expansion and should play a more prominent role in decision-making processes. This paper uses the National Renewable Energy [...]

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