HKS Affiliated Authors

Frank and Denie Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Charles W. Eliot University Professor


Taxes for health: evidence clears the air. Lawrence Summers, April 5, 2018, Opinion, "Although this argument may look appealing, clear thinking combined with good evidence reveals its many fallacies. An ethical judgment about taxing harmful products cannot rely on the question of tax regressivity alone. Rather, it requires consideration of all the effects, including the associated health..." Link