Saturday, June 24, 2006

Al Gore in the Pigou Club

Al Gore on the Charlie Rose Show this week reaffirmed his membership in the Pigou Club. Starting at 42:45, he endorses a revenue-neutral shift toward carbon taxes.

The Pigou Club is an elite group of economists and pundits with the good sense to have publicly advocated higher Pigovian taxes, such as gasoline taxes or carbon taxes. The current membership includes:
We are always looking for more members.