The limits of energy independence: Assessing the implications of oil abundance for U.S. foreign policy
How will energy abundance affect U.S. policymakers' willingness to underwrite the international energy system? This paper uses the correlates of support for energy independence in domestic U.S. oil policy to identify the marginal effect of oil import dependence in shaping the external behavior of the United States in relation to oil. An econometric study is carried out of an original panel dataset of votes on oil-related legislation in the U.S. Senate from 1992 to 2007. The paper finds that...[Show more]
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