Regional Employment Implications for Geothermal Energy Development, Imperial County, California
James B. Pick
Tae Hwan Jung
Edgar W. Butler
AbstractA study of employment effects from prospective geothermal development in Imperial County is based on regression analysis of Census enumeration district data. The study reveals potential for reduction of broad age-structural unemployment through a more favorable age structure accompanying reduced fertility, increased labor force participation through greater income, and reduced unemployment through greater income and less poverty.
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