Counting with Mitt: A Review of Energy Subsidies and the Romney Campaign

Attributed Authors: Doug Koplow Published: Nov 2012
 

Despite a stated commitment to using market forces, the Romney campaign is turning a blind eye to large and distortionary subsidies to conventional fuels.  This review highlights problems with how Romney has framed the energy subsidy problem and highlights important subsidies to fossil fuels that he has ignored. 

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