Energizing industrial development

Mathews, John A. (2008) Energizing industrial development. Transnational Corporations, 17 (3). p. 59-84. ISSN 1014-9562.

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The role of energy sources in the c choice of industrial development pathways has not been widely acknowledged outside the energy literature. Indeed, as oil prices rise, traditional fossil fuel-intensive industrial development pathways now imperil development prospects around the world. As energy security becomes a major issue, developing countries have everything to lose by simply following fossil-fuel based industrialization, and everything to gain by recasting their development strategies around the prospects for renewable energies and biofuels. This paper argues that the time is therefore ripe for developing countries to re-evaluate their stance on renewable energy sources generally, and on biofuels in particular.


Item Type:Article
Research documents and activity classification:Journal Articles > Articles > Articles published in or submitted to a Journal without IF refereed / of international relevance
Divisions:Department of Business and Management
Uncontrolled Keywords:Energy choices. Renewable energies. Biofuels. Peak oil. Industrial development. Latecomer strategies.
MIUR Scientific Area:Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance
Deposited By:Barbara Scipioni
Deposited On:29 Oct 2009 09:25
Last Modified:17 Apr 2013 20:04

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