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Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Economists & Political Pundits for Higher Gas Taxes
According to Greg Mankiw, Bush's former economic adviser and the guy who wrote my first college economics textbook, the following list of people have state that the government should put a bigger tax on gasoline and carbon emissions. I've taken the liberty to add a name to the list (note: my version would take into account gas consumption of people who are forced to live far from their source of income).
Greg Mankiw Bill Nordhaus Martin Feldstein Gary Becker Robert Frank Andrew Samwick Ted Gayer Mike Moffatt Ken Rogoff Paul Krugman Greg Easterbrook John Tierney Jonathan Rauch Thomas Friedman Joe Klein Andrew Sullivan Jane Galt Christopher Farrell William Baldwin Clive Crook Al Gore The Jaker