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Panel Discussion: Should Oregon Take the Lead on Carbon Taxes?
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

Should Oregon Take the Lead on Carbon Taxes? 

A panel discussion 

 

On Thursday, February 6, join the Institute for Economics and the Environment and these panelists for a conversation about the potential for a statewide carbon tax in Oregon.

Panelists: 

  • Michael Armstrong, Senior Sustainability Manager, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability 
  • Yoram Bauman, Standup Economist, Carbon Tax Expert, and Former Lecturer, University of Washington
  • Jackie Dingfelder, Former Oregon State Senator and Portland State University Ph.D. Candidate
  • Jenny Liu, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning and Assistant Director, Northwest Economic Research Center, Portland State University

With remarks by Tom Potiowsky, former Oregon State Economist, Professor of Economics and Director of the Northwest Economic Research Center, Portland State University.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 296/298

Portland State University 

Free and open to the public. 

For more information: 503.725.3915, www.pdx.edu/econ/iee

The Institute for Economics and the Environment (IEE) at Portland State University is the locus for investigation, discussion and training where the economy and the environment meet.