On October 4, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published an inventory of energy subsidies in its member countries.
On September 19, the Energy Department published a new forecast of world energy demand. It predicts sharply rising energy consumption in developing countries such as India and China and a modest decline in demand in the advanced economies.
On September 14, the Congressional Research Service published a report on the impact of oil prices on the trade deficit.
On September 7, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication published a report which found that skepticism of global warming is overwhelming among Tea Party members, and their dogmatic beliefs have had an outsized influence on the national debate on this topic.
On August 29, the Congressional Research Service published a report on climate change and policy tools for dealing with it.
On August 25, the CRS published a report on environmental damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
On August 11, the International Monetary Fund posted a working paper which found that the impact of oil shocks is much smaller than generally assumed. A 25 percent increase in the price of oil reduces economic growth in importing countries by less than 0.5 percent.
On August 8, the Congressional Research Service published a report on the economic impact of forthcoming regulations affecting electric utilities.
On August 3, the Congressional Budget Office published a study on federal loan guarantees for the building of nuclear power plants.
On July 26, the Congressional Budget Office published a report on the effects of renewable or clean energy standards.
I last posted items on this topic on July 26.
Bruce Bartlett is an American historian and columnist who focuses on the intersection between politics and economics. He blogs daily and writes a weekly column for The Fiscal Times. Bartlett has written for Forbes Magazine and Creators Syndicate, and his work is informed by many years in government, including as a senior policy analyst in the Reagan White House. He is the author of seven books including the New York Times best-seller, Imposter: How George W. Bush Bankrupted American and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy (Doubleday, 2006)