A Carbon Tax?

September 20, 2007

Harvard economist Gregory Mankiw has a NY Times editorial in support of a carbon tax. Is this best policy tool to curb global warming? We’ll be looking at the pros and cons next semester.

UPDATE: Those interested in these policy options should also read this piece by noted Yale “climate change economist” William Nordhaus and the Council on Foreign Relation’s backgrounder on the pros and cons of the “cap and trade” system.

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