Studies challenge job creation via overhaul of energy

04/20/2009
A centerpiece of the Obama administration’s proposal to overhaul US energy markets—the promise of an employment surge from “green jobs”—has come under attack.Two recent studies strengthen doubt that wasteful spending is a way to bolster employment. A study published by University Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid examines the experience of Spain, which has followed the European Union pattern of subsidizing renewable energy in quest of green jobs. The Obama administration’s aggressive energy initiatives emulate that model. Results aren’t encouraging, say authors Gabriel Calzada Alvarez, Raquel Merino Jara, Juan Ramon Rallo Julian, and Jose Ignacio Garcia B...
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