Archive for the ‘externalities’ Tag

Money Trees   Leave a comment

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Summary: The Planet Money team investigates ‘carbon offsetting’ and the good it does for the environment as well as the pros and cons that accompany it.

Original Air Date: November 16, 2015

Length: 17 minutes 52 seconds

Will Economic Growth Destroy the Planet?   2 comments

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Summary: A discussion of the question whether the environment can sustain continuous economic growth, and the impact of economic growth on the environment.

Original Air Date: October 25, 2011

Length: 21:51

Main story content begins: 3:22

Lighthouses, Autopsies and the Federal Budget   3 comments


Summary: Discussion  with Charlie Wheelan, author of Naked Economics, of the role of government in provision of public goods and the definition of public goods.

Original Air Date: February 14, 2012

Length 21:49

Main story content begins: 2:16

Posted June 27, 2012 by audioecon in Government, Public goods

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Tallying up the Pelican Bill   2 comments

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Summary: A discussion of efforts to put a price on the impact of the Gulf Oil Spill by considering the value of a pelican.

Original Air Date: July 30, 2010

Length: 22:29

Main story content beings: 2:30