Footnote [26]:
Nonetheless, it showed the possibility of computer simulation of global phenomena for policy analysis, and it was very timely when the OPEC countries raised the crude oil price several folds and started the oil and economic crises around the world -- a journal reported that Yamani, Oil Minster of Saudi Arabia and who studied at the School of Business Administration at Harvard University, read the book and urged the OPEC countries to raise the crude oil price. If true, the small book of the "Limit to Growth" changed the entire world economy, though people suffered as its consequences, e.g., as lining up at gas stations, etc.