Recent years have seen the rapid expansion of hydraulic fracturing (or ‘fracking’) to access previously uneconomic reserves of oil and gas in the US, particularly in the North West. In new research, Thiemo Fetzer examines the impact of this growth on jobs, wages and manufacturing. He finds that the oil and gas boom has directly created 224,000 jobs, and […]
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