Energy and Resource Quality: The Ecology of the Economic Process

  title={Energy and Resource Quality: The Ecology of the Economic Process},
  author={C. A. Hall and C. Cleveland and R. Kaufmann},
  • C. A. Hall, C. Cleveland, R. Kaufmann
  • Published 1992
  • Economics
  • This book integrates and synthesizes concepts pertaining to energy and resource quality, originally derived in the natural and physical sciences, and applies them to human economic systems. It examines how energy is used to transform natural resources into economic goods and analyzes the economic implications of fluctuating energy costs. It applies the concept of Energy Return on Investment to measure economic effect of rising energy cost and to evaluate alternatives. It also covers the… CONTINUE READING
    439 Citations
    Energy quality and energy surplus in the extraction of fossil fuels in the U.S.
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    Resources and Economic Processes
    Is energy cost an accurate indicator of natural resource quality
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    • Highly Influenced
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    Aggregation and the role of energy in the economy
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    Economic Growth and Energy
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    EROI of different fuels and the implications for society
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    Energy and Economic Growth
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