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The Impact of rising oil prices on the world economy

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Petroleum -- Prices.,
  • International economic relations.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Lars Matthiessen.
ContributionsMatthiessen, Lars.
LC ClassificationsHD9560.4
The Physical Object
Pagination211p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21284247M
ISBN 100333331850

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  Oil prices have been persistently low for well over a year and a half now, but as the April World Economic Outlook will document, the widely anticipated “shot in the arm” for the global economy has yet to materialize. We argue that, paradoxically, global benefits from low prices will likely appear only after prices have recovered. India, the world’s seventh-largest economy, was a key beneficiary of falling crude oil prices between and An analysis by this newspaper, more than a year ago, had indicated that. The rising oil prices could negatively impact the world economy. Since supplies of petroleum and natural gas are essential to modern agriculture techniques, a fall in global oil supplies could cause spiking food prices in the coming decades. The actual use of oil the U.S., however, has decreased since the s, reducing the macroeconomic impact of rapidly rising oil prices. As a result, the inflationary impact of rising oil prices is likely to be offset by reductions in prices in other areas of the economy, with an increase in oil prices only moderately increasing inflation.

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