The case of the missing gas tax
February 21, 2013MIT researchers find vehicle efficiency standards are at least six times more costly than a tax on fuel.
Facing the facts about our changing climate
April 18, 2012MIT researchers join Boston Globe panel in weighing climate risks and resolutions.
A taxing issue
April 11, 2012In book talk, MIT economist Simon Johnson and co-author James Kwak emphasize need to raise revenues to cope with national debt.
The case of the missing gas mileage
January 4, 2012Automakers have made great strides in fuel efficiency in recent decades — but the mileage numbers of individual vehicles have barely increased. An MIT economist explains the conundrum.