CrowdSourced: How will cheaper natural gas affect business and the economy?

July 17, 2013
What will more abundant natural gas mean for business and the economy? (Photo by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg)
What will more abundant natural gas mean for business and the economy? (Photo by Matthew Staver/Bloomberg)

After last month's experiment, we're back with another Wonkblog CrowdSourced. We'll keep the subject on energy for our second go at it.

Domestic natural gas supplies are on the rise, and prices are falling. With advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking, it appears likely that these trends will continue for some years to come. So we want to hear how you envision this phenomenon affecting U.S. business and the overall economy. What industries are likely to be transformed, for good or ill. What types of jobs will be created, and what sectors will find themselves under new pressure?

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