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Three cheers (sort of) for carbon taxes: a review of recent books on climate change economics and policy

Three cheers (sort of) for carbon taxes: a review of recent books on climate change economics and... Business Economics (2021) 56:179–182 https://doi.org/10.1057/s11369-021-00209-4 BOOK RE VIE W Three cheers (sort of ) for carbon taxes: a review of recent books on climate change economics and policy Yoram Bauman Published online: 1 February 2021 © National Association for Business Economics 2021 Aronoff, Kate, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, people across the country to make informed decisions that and Thea Riofrancos: A Planet to Win: Why We Need a align the benefits of our fossil fuel use with its full costs.” Green New Deal Like many other economists, as well as groups such as the Verso, 2019 Climate Leadership Council and Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Lomborg, Bjorn: False Alarm: How Climate Change he argues for a revenue-neutral carbon tax, and in particular Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix for carbon tax revenues to be returned to Americans as a the Planet per-capita “dividend”. His estimates are that a U.S. carbon Hatchette Book Group, 2020 tax starting at $50 (roughly $0.50 per gallon of gasoline and Metcalf, Gilbert E. 2019 Paying for Pollution: Why a 5 cents per kilowatt-hour of coal-fired power) would reduce Carbon Tax is Good for America emissions by perhaps 50% by 2050, and would generate Oxford University Press, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Business Economics Springer Journals

Three cheers (sort of) for carbon taxes: a review of recent books on climate change economics and policy

Business Economics , Volume 56 (3) – Feb 1, 2021

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Copyright © National Association for Business Economics 2021
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0007-666X
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10.1057/s11369-021-00209-4
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Business Economics (2021) 56:179–182 https://doi.org/10.1057/s11369-021-00209-4 BOOK RE VIE W Three cheers (sort of ) for carbon taxes: a review of recent books on climate change economics and policy Yoram Bauman Published online: 1 February 2021 © National Association for Business Economics 2021 Aronoff, Kate, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, people across the country to make informed decisions that and Thea Riofrancos: A Planet to Win: Why We Need a align the benefits of our fossil fuel use with its full costs.” Green New Deal Like many other economists, as well as groups such as the Verso, 2019 Climate Leadership Council and Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Lomborg, Bjorn: False Alarm: How Climate Change he argues for a revenue-neutral carbon tax, and in particular Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix for carbon tax revenues to be returned to Americans as a the Planet per-capita “dividend”. His estimates are that a U.S. carbon Hatchette Book Group, 2020 tax starting at $50 (roughly $0.50 per gallon of gasoline and Metcalf, Gilbert E. 2019 Paying for Pollution: Why a 5 cents per kilowatt-hour of coal-fired power) would reduce Carbon Tax is Good for America emissions by perhaps 50% by 2050, and would generate Oxford University Press,

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Business EconomicsSpringer Journals

Published: Feb 1, 2021

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