Monthly Archives: January 2009

Advice for the New Administration: Spend Green Today, Tax Green in the Future

Politicians are often tempted to think that a policy to help one goal, say air quality, must also help lots of other goals, say economic growth.  Economists are more likely to presume tradeoffs, and to use the principle of targets and instruments.  That principle says that you cannot expect to hit more than one bird with one [...] Continue reading

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