The economic impact of shale gas extractions: A review of existing studies
by Thomas C. Kinnaman in Ecological Economics April, 2011
The Truth About Those Industry-funded Studies
Economist Jannette Barth, Ph. D., takes a hard look at the industry-funded studies that extol the economic benefits of gas drilling. March 2011.
Critique of PPI Study on Shale Gas Job Creation by Jannette M. Barth, Ph.D.
A Critique of the Flawed Economic Study Cited by the NYS DEC
Economist Jannette Barth critiques “Potential Economic and Fiscal Impacts from Natural Gas Production in Broome County, New York”, the flawed study cited by the NYS DEC in the Draft SGEIS. July 31, 2009.
The Economic and Employment Contributions of Shale Gas in the United States
Prepared for AMERICA'S NATURAL GAS ALLIANCE, IHS Global Insight (USA) Inc., December 2011.
Comments on IHS Global Insight's study,
Jannette M. Barth, Ph.D., January 27, 2012,
An Emerging Giant: Prospects and Economic Impacts of Developing the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Play
An industry funded study paints a rosy view of economic impact. Penn State Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, August 2009.
How Could President Obama Have Been So Wrong? Economist Jannette Barth Thinks She Knows the Answer
Press Release from Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy -- Feb 6, 2012 announcing Barth's analysis of IHS Report.
The Global Anti-Fracking Movement: What it wants, How it operates and What's next
White Paper by Control Risks. Posted Dec 10, 2012
As unconventional gas development spreads worldwide, and becomes more central to government energy policy and corporate investment
strategy, a better understanding of the anti-fracking movement – its goals, structure, methods and trajectory – is essential for companies,
policymakers and other observers of the emergent energy boom.
The UB Shale Play: Distorting the Facts about Fracking
A review of the University at Buffalo Shale Resources and Society Institute's Report on "Environmental Impacts During Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling" May, 2012 by The Public Accountability Initiative