About Yoram @standupecon
Yoram Bauman is the world's first and only stand-up economist. He studies the economics of climate change and thinks that carbon taxes can save the world. Bauman has taught at the University of Washington and at Bainbridge Graduate Institute. He currently is heading the grass-roots group Carbon Washington.
Yoram’s Recent Stories
Economy Nov 04Column: Koch brothers are the latest strange bedfellows in Washington state carbon tax fight
The twists and turns just keep coming in the pioneering revenue-neutral carbon tax measure, Initiative 732, which will be on Tuesday’s ballot in Washington state, writes Yoram Bauman.
Economy Apr 21Washington state’s carbon-tax plan, cartoonified
In Washington state, a grassroots campaign to tax carbon emissions has gained steam. But how does a carbon tax work? For that, we turn to cartoons.
Economy May 30Everything you need to know about carbon pricing explained in cartoon
Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman returns to Making Sen$e to present a chapter of his new book, "The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change," and more specifically, to explain how the carbon tax and cap-and-trade are two names for the same concept.