• N. Gregory Mankiw


The Key Role of Conservatives in Taxing Carbon. N. Gregory Mankiw, September 4, 2015, Opinion, "This summer, a friend sent me a remarkable headline from The Seattle Times: '‘Green’ Alliance Opposes Petition to Tax carbon.'  My initial thought was that this doesn’t make sense. It is like reading 'Democrats Rally to Cut the Minimum Wage' or 'Republicans Unite to Hike Income Taxes.' But the political debate in Washington State is a case study about why smart environmental policy is so hard to enact...Link