Journal of Economic Literature: Vol. 52 No. 2 - Book Review

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Arctic Economics in the 21st Century: The Benefits and Costs of Cold by Heather A. Conley

Published By: Contributing Authors: David L. Pumphrey, Terence M. Toland, and Mihaela David. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies; Lanham, Md. and Boulder: Rowman and Littlefield
ISBN: 978-1-4422-2487-2, cloth; 978-1-4422-2488-9, e-book
Date of Publication: 2013


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Reviewed by: Michael A. Goldstein of Professor of Finance, Babson College
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.52.2.535.r16
Review Pages: 565-67

Book Review Abstract

Michael A. Goldstein, Professor of Finance, Babson College reviews "Arctic Economics in the 21st Century: The Benefits and Costs of Cold" by Heather A. Conley. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Explores the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. Discusses Arctic frontiers; U.S. Arctic oil and gas development; Arctic mineral resource exploration; Arctic destination and trans-shipping; Arctic commercial fisheries; Arctic ecotourism; and Arctic infrastructure investment. Conley is Director and Senior Fellow of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies."


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Michael A. Goldstein of Professor of Finance, Babson College


JEL Classifications

H54: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: Infrastructures; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock
L83: Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
L92: Railroads and Other Surface Transportation
Q22: Renewable Resources and Conservation: Fishery; Aquaculture
Q32: Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development
Q41: Energy: Demand and Supply
R11: Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes


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