The End of Cheap Oil: Economic, Social, and Political Change in the US and Former Soviet Union

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Kaufmann, Robert;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Energies,volume 7,issue 10 9,pages1-17 (issn: 1996-1073)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/en7106225
  • Subject: peak oil | economic history | taxes | labor productivity | wages | peak oil; labor productivity; wages; income inequality; economic history; Former Soviet Union; taxes; debt; female participation rate | income inequality | female participation rate | Former Soviet Union | debt
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I use the quality and quantity of energy flows to interpret economic, social, and political changes in the US and Former Soviet Union. The economic successes of both the former Soviet Union (FSU) and the US reflect an abundant supply of high quality energy. This abundan... View more
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