Book | 1984

Energy Policy in America Since 1945: A Study of Business-Government Relations

by Richard Vietor

Abstract

Follows the history of government intervention in U.S. energy markets from 1945 to the present and shows how shifting market conditions of surplus and shortage and above all, price have played a determining role in the political process and U.S. fuel policy administration.

Keywords: energy; political economy; United States; postwar policy; Energy; Energy Sources; Policy; United States;

Citation:

Vietor, Richard. Energy Policy in America Since 1945: A Study of Business-Government Relations. Studies in Economic History and Policy: USA in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge University Press, 1984.