Arctic Economics in the 21st Century
by Heather A. Conley
Publisher: CSIS/Rowman & Littlefield 2013
Number of pages: 74
The book explores the key economic dynamics at play in the rapidly changing Arctic region. This report evaluates both the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. It frames an economic strategy built upon six critical economic components: mineral resources, oil and gas development, shipping, fisheries, tourism, and finally, the regional infrastructure required to support and sustain the first five components.
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