Archive for the ‘externalities’ Tag

Money Trees   Leave a comment

money treesLink: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/11/13/455941812/episode-663-money-trees

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

image of environmental accounting for pollutionLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/10/25/141701559/the-tuesday-podcast-will-economic-growth-destroy-the-planet

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

lighthouseLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/02/14/146889446/the-tuesday-podcast-lighthouses-autopsies-and-the-federal-budget

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

oil coated pelicanLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2010/07/30/128880374/the-friday-podcast-tallying-up-the-pelican-bill

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