ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COAL SUPPLY: AN ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING STUDIES

This report surveys existing studies and work in progress on the economics of coal mining and the factors affecting these economics. Topic areas covered include: Model mine cost studies; The economic impact of public policy on the Appalachian coal industry and the regional economy; Price and availability of western coal in the midwestern electric utility market, 1975-1982; Forecasts of coal supply functions in Southern West Virginia; Coal availability and supply; U.S. coal and the electric power industry; Low sulfur coal: A revision of reserve and supply estimates; Coal surface mining and reclamation; and The demand and supply of manpower in the bituminous coal industry for the years 1985 and 2000.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, Transportation Research Building
    University Park, PA  USA  16802

    Electric Power Research Institute

    P.O. Box 1041, 3412 Hillview Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA  USA  94303
  • Authors:
    • Gordon, R L
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 179 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092733
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM