Carbon taxes are a free-market way of dealing with climate change and averting disaster, says a prominent policy analyst. Economist Bob Murphy doesn’t let him get away with it.
About the Guest
Robert P. Murphy holds a Ph.D. in economics from New York University. He is the author of numerous books (see below), including study guides to Ludwig von Mises’ Human Action (study guide here) and The Theory of Money and Credit (study guide here), and Murray Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State (study guide here).
Books by the Guest
Lessons for the Young Economist (free textbook; click here for a free teacher’s manual)
Chaos Theory (available free)
Understanding Bitcoin (with Silas Barta; available free)
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism (also available as an audiobook)
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal (also available as an audiobook)
“NEW STUDY: THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR A CARBON TAX,” by Jerry Taylor
“JERRY TAYLOR SHOWS THE WEAKNESS OF CASE FOR A CARBON TAX,” by Bob Murphy
“DEBATING THE CARBON TAX,” by Jerry Taylor
“JERRY TAYLOR STRIKES OUT (AGAIN) ON CARBON TAX,” by Bob Murphy
Other Articles Mentioned
“LIBERTARIAN PRINCIPLES & CLIMATE CHANGE,” by Jerry Taylor
“THE CASE FOR A CARBON TAX IS MUCH WEAKER THAN YOU THINK,” by Bob Murphy
Ep. 123 Climate Change and Liberty (Bob Murphy)
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