Mineral Economics - Its Definition and Application

This paper defines the discipline of mineral economics. By example, it describes the application of the tools of economic analysis to mineral problems - to problems in the areas of: mineral resource analysis and forecasting, mineral industry activity from exploration to distribution and marketing, mineral commodity analysis, and mineral policy analysis and policy formulation - all in a regional, national or international context.
Keywords: analysis, Department of Energy, economics, Mineral Bulletin, ore, Ottawa, Economics, Government, mineral, Mineral economics, Mineral resources, minerals, Resources
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