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Sustainability Events

Carbon Taxation:
The Way Forward

Thomas Sterner

  • Visiting Chief Economist, Environmental Defense Fund Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Gotherburg, Sweden

Thomas Sterner is a world-renowned environmental economist, who has published over a dozen books and 80 articles on environmental-policy instruments with applications to energy and climate, industry, transport economics, and resource management in developing countries. He is a recipient of the Myrdal Prize and a past president for the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

In this talk, Sterner discusses the benefits and feasibility of environmental fiscal reform and carbon taxation, using examples from Sweden, France, and the US.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy, W.P. Carey School of Business.

Parking is available at the Apache parking structure on the Tempe campus.

Friday, October 11, 2013
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.