I 732: What happened, What Next?

Yoram Bauman
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Olson Room, Gowen 1A

Yoram Bauman makes a living as “the world’s first and only stand-up economist”, but he is also a PhD environmental economist who founded the Carbon Washington effort to bring a revenue-neutral carbon tax to Washington State. Yoram is the co-author of The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change, the two-volume Cartoon Introduction to Economics, and the 1998 book Tax Shift, which was written with Alan Durning of Sightline Institute and helped inspire the revenue-neutral carbon tax in British Columbia. Yoram lives in Seattle and has a BA in mathematics from Reed College and a PhD in economics from the University of Washington. His website is www.standupeconomist.com.