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Energy, Economic Growth, and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios

Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson


Among the questions tackled by Evan Hillebrand and Stacy Closson in this book are the following: Will there be more wars or peace? What country or countries will dominate, and which ones will fade in geopolitical significance? Will the unprecedented sixty year surge in world economic growth continue or come to an end? And will shortages of energy or other resources constrain the global future? This book offers a new approach to creating outlooks that consider the interconnectedness of three key drivers—economic growth, energy abundance, and geopolitics. Using the quantitative assist of the Int ... More

Keywords: Energy, Economics, Geopolitics, Futures, Scenarios, Model

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780262028899
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262028899.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Evan Hillebrand, author
University of Kentucky

Stacy Closson, author