Foreseeable effects of energy policies on the national economy

The effects of energy policies on the national economy stem essentially from international oil price increases. The effects on economic growth will not be negligible but should be manageable. The ease of the adjustment process will depend both upon pricing policies and upon equitable taxation policies. Balance of payments problems seem unlikely to provide major problems in the 1980s. The success of managing the transition to an economic system based less upon crude oil does depend importantly upon maintenance of policies which match prices with the real social costs of energy to the community (a).


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Media Info

  • Pagination: 69-75
  • Monograph Title: Petroleum, policies and people; Australian Institute of Energy, 2nd National Conference, University of Melbourne, May 26-28, 1980

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  • Accession Number: 01437895
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 9:14PM