Economic analysis of the US unconventional oil and gas revolution

Mathilde Mathieu, Thomas Spencer, Oliver Sartor, 22 March 2014

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The recent rapid growth in the production of unconventional oil and gas (shale gas and tight oil) in the US has led to a significant decrease of natural gas prices as well as reduced oil imports. This has raised questions about the impacts of the unconventional oil and gas revolution on the US macroeconomy, industrial competitiveness, and energy sector.

Topics: Energy, Environment
Tags: energy, energy independence, environment, fracking, gas, oil, shale gas, tight oil, US

The housing-market impacts of shale-gas development

Lucija Muehlenbachs, Beia Spiller, Christopher Timmins, 9 February 2014

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Technological improvements in the extraction of natural gas from shale rock have transformed the industry.

Topics: Energy, Environment
Tags: externalities, fracking, house prices, housing, pollution, property prices, shale gas

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