The Economics of Kentucky Coal

The Economics of Kentucky Coal

by Curtis E. Harvey
     
 

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The energy problem confronting the United States has focused attention on Kentucky's coal. Until recently, coal was a declining industry, but the drastic changes in the petroleum market have forced a reevaluation of coal as a major energy resource.  See more details below

Overview

The energy problem confronting the United States has focused attention on Kentucky's coal. Until recently, coal was a declining industry, but the drastic changes in the petroleum market have forced a reevaluation of coal as a major energy resource.

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"A handy reference on all aspects of Kentucky's coal industry, from the size and types of mines to unionization, productivity and prices." -- Louisville Courier-Journal

"A comprehensive analysis of the economic structure of the coal industry in a state which consistently produces more than one-fifth of the nation's coal." -- Growth and Change

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813113586
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
12/28/1977
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.76(d)

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Curtis E. Harvey is associate professor of economics at the University of Kentucky.

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