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How do you successfully do a carbon tax?

President Macron of France’s attempt to price carbon was the spark that ignited the Gilet Jaune protests. Interviewed at the CEPR’s June 2022 Paris Symposium, Rick Van Der Ploeg tells us that the only way to obtain overwhelming support for carbon pricing is by making sure that as many people as possible benefit from the green tax reform. His recent research shows a way to encourage political support for carbon taxes.