A Global Carbon Tax: Winners, Losers, and Economic Impacts

Claire Parkinson Photo from LexisNexis A ​new study from energy and environmental policy researchers at the University of Illinois​ finds that a global carbon tax on fossil fuels would generate winners and losers among countries of all income groups, with low-carbon economies earning the biggest advantages. The authors find that countries with more hydropower and […]

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: What Stock

Ashton Fandel Throwing stuff away” is an activity that the U.S. population engages with in a borderline institutional regimen. As Humes (2012) frames the issue, “It turns out our contemporary economy, not to mention the current incarnation of the American Dream, is inextricably linked to an endless, accelerating accumulation of trash. The purchases that drive […]