Tag: regulation

  • California climate policy inequalities: Win-win, lose-lose, or somewhere in between?

    In 2006, California approved AB 32, a sweeping law to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. Fynnwin Prager, a researcher at the University of Southern California, examines the implications of AB 32 for economic inequality. It is often said that policies have winners and losers. AB32 – California’s landmark cap-and-trade climate policy – […]

  • Regulation, Taxes, and Freedom

    A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about the Human Development Project, a project sponsored by the Social Science Research Council to develop indicators of individual wellbeing across U.S. states and demographic groups. The basic idea is to use available measures of education, health and mortality, and income to compare how much people […]