By Randall Holcombe | Tuesday November 27, 2012 at 2:26 PM PST | 8 Comments
One suggestion for dealing with greenhouse gas emissions is to implement a revenue-neutral tax on carbon emissions. If we implemented a carbon tax and cut income taxes by the same amount, we would be reducing taxes on something we want (income) and increasing taxes on something we don’t (air pollution). As good as it...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Natural Resources, Politics, Taxation
By Carl Close | at 10:47 AM PST | 0 Comments
The Independent Institute is delighted to announce the publication of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government, by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs. First published in 1987, this classic work introduced to the reading public the notion that national crises—the Great Depression, the two...
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Tags: American History, Books, Corporatism, Economics, Federal Reserve, Great Depression, Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Price control, Regulation, Supreme Court, The State, Unions, War