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A behavioural finance approach to commodity supply scares

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This study aims to generate a more robust understanding of public attitudes regarding non-renewable natural resource markets. Employing a comparative-historical case study method, it analyzes three waves of widespread fear that swept the United States over the course of the twentieth century regarding an imminent, irreversible shortage of oil. Each of these periods of fear over oil supply availability coincided with a significant rise in the price of crude oil, only to be followed by a sud...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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