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Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Most experts agree the transition to a clean energy economy will be difficult. But countries like Germany -- and companies like Apple -- lead the way.
Higher taxes on gas would be a more effective method of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to research by Wharton's Arthur van Benthem.
This is not the typical boom-and-bust cycle that the oil industry has experienced in the past, Wharton experts say.
In a recent research project, Wharton professor Arthur van Benthem analyzes data on energy consumption, prices and GDP for 76 countries in an effort to forecast patterns of energy use[…]