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Dr. Loren Scott, Economist (October 2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-10-31

Duration: 00:27:49

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | SCOTT, LOREN | Economists | Economy | Energy | Employment | Taxes


  • Scott, Loren Speaker


A speech by economist Loren Scott before the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 31, 2011. Dr. Scott discusses the results of his study, “The Energy Sector: Still a Giant Economic Engine for the Louisiana Economy,” including the energy industry’s importance to the nation, its high employment status in the state, the impact of the industry on the state economy, and the amount of taxes the industry brings to state and local governments.