Comedy, Economics and Climate Change
On March 20 at 4:15 in Pettengill G65, Keck Classroom, Yoram Bauman,“the world’s first and only stand-up economist”, presented his talk, Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change on March 20th, Thursday at 4:15 in Pettengill G52 (Keck Classroom).
Yoram Bauman is “the world’s first and only stand-up economist” and he performs regularly at colleges and corporate events. His goals in life is to spread joy to the world through economics comedy; to reform economics education; and to implement carbon pricing, preferably through a revenue-neutral tax shift involving lower taxes on things we like (working, saving, investing) and higher taxes on things we don’t like (e.g., carbon). For more information: http://standupeconomist.com/.
Presented by the Economics Department and cosponsored by the Department of Politics, the Program in Environmental Studies and the Division of Social Sciences.