Skip to main content

Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Writing for PS since 2018
38 commentaries

Jayati Ghosh, Executive Secretary of International Development Economics Associates, is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation.

Sort by: Show:
Follow Jayati Ghosh

Never miss a commentary by Jayati Ghosh

  1. eichengreen154_Mark HarringtonNewsday RM via Getty Images_offshorewindfarm Mark Harrington/Newsday RM via Getty Images

    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.
    2

Edit Newsletter Preferences

Set up Notification

To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below.

If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. You should receive an activation email shortly.