The Economists' Dilemma: How to Place a Price on Carbon

 

ExxonMobil has an internal carbon price. Conoco has an internal carbon price.

Joseph Aldy Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Senior A...
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The Economists' Dilemma: How to Place a Price on Carbon

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Last year the State of Washington, one of the most progressive in the country, voted against a carbon tax. Why? Do we face major resistance as climate policies land on ballots across the country, even though awareness and concern for the issue is at a historical high? Can we avoid hurting middle-class Americans and focus instead on corporations? What is working in other countries that might be a clue for a future American success story? Two economists unpack the most popular proposals and debate the smartest way to put a price on carbon.

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