Articles Tagged: infant industry

When Is Government Intervention in the Energy Market OK?

Marshall Institute CEO William O’Keefe, formerly COO of the American Petroleum Institute, and Dr. Sergey Mityakov, an economist from Clemson University, discuss when government intervention in the energy sector is justified and the conditions that determine success.

What is Infant Industry? Applications to the Energy Industry

Dr. Sergey Mityakov, William O’Keefe, and Jeff Kueter discuss a recent Marshall Institute study on government subsidies for the energy industry.

The Infant Industry Argument and Renewable Energy Production

“In this paper we review the necessity of government production subsidies for renewable energy on the basis on the infant industry argument, which argues that government support and protection of nascent industries is acceptable.

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