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Fan Gang

Fan Gang

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Fan Gang, one of China’s most prominent advocates of reform, is Professor of Economics at Beijing University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He also serves as Director of China’s National Economic Research Institute and as Secretary-General of the China Reform Foundation. He was previously a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China.

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    The Logic of Effective Climate Action

    Barry Eichengreen

    The starting point for addressing climate change, economists agree, is a tax on carbon. But while the resulting reduction in emissions would benefit virtually everyone on the planet, those who bear a disproportionate share of the costs will mobilize in opposition – that is, unless they are given a reason not to.

    argues that the best way to overcome organized resistance to a carbon tax is to buy it off.
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