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Globalizing oil : firms and oil market governance in France, Japan, and the United States

Author: Llewelyn Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series: Business and public policy.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Oil is the world's most important commodity. It is also its most politicized. Yet in Globalizing Oil Llewelyn Hughes shows that since the 1970s governments across the advanced industrial states liberalized oil markets by freeing prices, lowering trade barriers, and privatizing national oil companies. How did this come about? And why do some governemnts continue to intervene in support of domestic firms? In  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Llewelyn Hughes
ISBN: 9781107041998 1107041996
OCLC Number: 854512642
Description: xi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The puzzle of oil --
2. Oil markets and the physiocratic fallacy --
3. Explaining changes in oil market governance --
4. Transforming French oil market governance --
5. Adjusting oil market governance in Japan --
6. The United States and energy independence --
7. Firms, governments, and oil market governance --
appendix. Oil market liberalization in the advanced industrialized states.
Series Title: Business and public policy.
Responsibility: Llewelyn Hughes.

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The first systematic investigation of changes in oil market governance in the advanced industrial democracies over the last three decades.  Read more...
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'Llewelyn Hughes has written a brilliant book about the transformation of the world's energy markets. In Globalizing Oil, Hughes demonstrates that the interplay of governments and firms in the global Read more...

 
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