Up Front

Energy Consumption Central to Economic Growth

Michael Greenstone

As gas prices continue to rise, the future of American energy policy is once again in the forefront of discussion. At a recent event, Michael Greenstone outlined the vital role that energy consumption and innovation play in driving economic growth in the United States and on a global scale.

He noted that in nations like India and China, which are growing at unprecedented rates, energy consumption has been a key driver of growth and has helped improve the standard of living in developing economies.