75 State Tax Notes 99 (2015)
In this article, the first of a series, we analyze the distributional issues involved in implementing U.S. state level cap-and-trade regimes. Specifically, we will argue that the structure of California’s AB 32 regime will unnecessarily disadvantage lower-income Californians under the announced plan to give away approximately half of the permits to businesses and pollution-emitting entities.
Gamage, David and Shanske, Darien, "Using Taxes to Improve Cap and Trade, Part I: Distribution" (2015). Articles by Maurer Faculty. 2438.