James K. Boyce

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James K. Boyce is an author, economist, and emeritus professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he is also a senior fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute.

Jim grew up in Michigan. He received his B.A. at Yale University and doctorate from Oxford University. He has written for Harper’s, Scientific American, Politico, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and numerous scholarly journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Ecological Economics, Environmental Research Letters, and Climatic Change. He is the recipient of the 2017 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and the 2011 Fair Sharing of the Common Heritage Award from Project Censored and the Media Freedom Foundation.

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Selected publications

Boyce, J. K. 2020. Carbon Dividends as Tax Justice, First Quarter. Vol. 11(2). pp. 8-10.

Boyce, J. K. (fév.) 2020. Freedom from Fossil Fuels Is Good for Your Health, Institute for New Economic Thinking. [en ligne : https://www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/freedom-from-fossil-fuels-is-good-for-your-health].

Boyce, J. K. 2019. The Case for Carbon Dividends. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

Boyce, J. K. 2019. Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of Climate Change. London: Anthem Press.

Boyce, J. K. 2018. Racial Disparities in Pollution Exposure and Employment at U.S. Industrial Facilities (avec Michael Ash), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 115(42), pp. 10636-10641.

Boyce, J. K. 2018. Carbon Pricing, Co-Pollutants, and Climate Policy: Evidence from California (avec Michael Ash), PLoS Medicine Vol. 15, No. 7, e1002610.

Boyce, J. K. 2018. Carbon Pricing: Effectiveness and Equity, Ecological Economics, Vol. 150, pp. 52-61.

Boyce, J. K. 2013. Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. A remporté en 2013 le Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award.