Tag Archives: Manuel H. Johnson

Politics and the Economics of the Carbon Tax

January 31, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

A carbon tax involves some good economics and is probably the best way to address global warming. And yet I think that adopting the tax represents bad policy. My reservations involve the politics of policy implementation as examined by Nobel prize-winning economist James Buchanan.

Before getting to my concerns, let’s consider two other arguments against…

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Giving creates opportunities for students at TROY’s Johnson Center

November 2, 2018
By Matt Clower

The students come from all walks of life and all around the world, but all have one thing in common—they all say financial support from Troy University’s Johnson Center for Political Economy changed their lives.

Donor support provides not only scholarships, but also defers the costs of travel to conferences, creating life-changing learning opportunities for…

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