TITLE

Directions for U.S. energy conservation and independence

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Stephen P.A.
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Business Economics;Oct96, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines whether the trends in the United States energy conservation and independence are a cause for national concern through the economist's approach of viewing the free market forces as generally producing the most desirable outcomes. Meaning of energy independence; Oil imports and trade deficit; Security of supply; Policies of reducing oil imports; Call for energy conservation; Policies for energy conservation.
ACCESSION #
9610232151

 

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