The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends: A Bad Marriage of Two Good Ideas?

The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends: A Bad Marriage of Two Good Ideas?

As a firm supporter of both carbon taxes and a universal basic income (UBI), you would think that I would be thrilled by the new report, The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends, released Wednesday by the Climate Leadership Council (CLC).  It puts a price on carbon like a good carbon tax should, and it gives […]

Could We Afford a Universal Basic Income? (Part 2 of a Series)

This version, revised June 25, 2014, corrects errors in calculating the value of the personal exemption and the size of the Social Security population that were present in the January original. The first post in this series looked at the economic case for a universal basic income (UBI), by which I mean an unconditional grant, […]

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