"He's a snake in the grass, I tell ya guys; he may look dumb but that's just a disguise; he's a mastermind in the ways of espionage." Charlie Daniels, "Uneasy Rider" Mankiw - TT's Lost in Tokyo

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Can Pigovian taxes be Coasean bargains? - The case of climate negotiations by TokyoTom

David Zetland's libertarian-environmental blog, Aguanomics , has recently been carrying on some excellent discussions on resource and environmental economics, with interlocutors like Bob Murphy , Gene Callahan and others. In the context of two recent...

Why top demagogues (Jim Hansen, Florida Power, RAND, Exxon, AEI, Margo Thorning, major economists, George Will) prefer rebated carbon taxes by TokyoTom

[Note to first-time readers: the title is tongue-in-cheek.] I have previously blogged on libertarian, non-state approaches to climate change ; allow me to use this post to pull together for diligent readers various recent sources of opinion and information...

Comment to Bob Murphy on whether "Cap and Trade" is a "market solution" by TokyoTom

I copy below comments I made on June 11 (Tokyo time) on Bob Murphy 's June 4 blog post, Cap and Trade Is Not a "Market Solution" , that have apparently been held up for moderator approval (perhaps because my three links triggered the blog's...