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Mark Paul

Mark Paul

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Mark Paul is an assistant professor of economics at New College of Florida.

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  1. America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure
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    America’s Bipartisan Climate-Policy Failure

    Jun 21, 2019 Mark Paul & Connor Rupp hope a growing chorus of new voices can bring an end to the Democratic Party's “climate-change denial lite.”

  2. A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax
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    A Carbon Dividend Is Better than a Carbon Tax

    May 15, 2019 Mark Paul & Anthony Underwood argue that putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.

  3. Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction
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    Overcoming the Ideology of Climate Inaction

    Feb 25, 2019 Anders Fremstad & Mark Paul argue that neoliberal policymaking continues to fuel global warming and stand in the way of solutions.

  4. The Case for a US Public Banking Option
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    The Case for a US Public Banking Option

    Sep 6, 2018 Thomas Herndon & Mark Paul argue that government-provided financial services would ensure universal access and strengthen consumer protection.

  5. No Robo-Apocalypse
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    No Robo-Apocalypse

    Jul 20, 2018 Mark Paul argues that we should be much more worried about bad policymaking than automation and artificial intelligence.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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