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Policy Brief 199
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
The United States has built a unique service sector which is based on a unique industrial sector which is based on a unique mining sector. Harm any one of these three vital parts of our nation and you jeopardize the standard of living and future prospects of all our citizens. Now, the world economy is in the midst of a substantial and widespread upswing. In light of this positive outlook, the U.S. mining industry faces two primary threats: increased competition with international, overseas counterparts and the U.S. government's tendency to handicap American business via taxation, regulation, and intervention.
U.S. Mining Industry, Global Economic Outlook, Globalization, Business Regulation
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "The Global Economic Outlook: Threats and Opportunities for the U.S. Mining Industry", Policy Brief 199, 1999, doi:10.7936/K7R20ZJH.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, https://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/154.