Speakers participating in the Green New Deal conference on October 21, 2019, recommend the following readings to attendees. The list will be updated regularly with new recommendations.
H.Res.109 Recognizing the Duty of the Federal Government to Create a Green New Deal
United States Congress, February 7, 2019
Climate Investing: Is It Sustainable?
By Alexis Crow; Atlantic Council, October 10, 2019
The Green New Deal: A Capitalist Plot
By Win McCormack, New Republic, June 20, 2019
Analyzing the Green New Deal
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, March 26, 2019
The Green New Deal: Scope, Scale, and Implications
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Dan Bosch, Ben Gitis, Dan Goldbeck, and Philip Rossetti; American Action Forum, February 25, 2019
Here's How Much Climate Change Could Cost the U.S.
By Carolyn Gramling and Laurel Hamers, Science News, November 28, 2018
Options for Doubling Down from Single Payer
By Sherry Glied, American Journal of Public Health, October 2, 2019
Would “Medicare for All” Save Billions or Cost Billions?
By Josh Katz, Kevin Quealy, and Margot Sanger-Katz; New York Times, April 10, 2019
“Free College” Does Not Eliminate Student Debt
By Sandy Baum and Michael McPherson, Urban Institute, August 22, 2019
Pricing “Free College”
By Sandy Baum and Alexandra Tilsley, Urban Institute, May 3, 2019
Which Households Hold the Most Student Debt?
By Sandy Baum, Victoria Lee, and Alexandra Tilsley; Urban Institute, May 2, 2019
Trump’s Populist Student Loan Plan
By Max Eden and Alexander Holt, Washington Examiner, March 26, 2017
What If #FreeCollege Actually Hurts the Very Students It Is Supposed to Help?
By Max Eden, Hechinger Report, September 26, 2016
Improving College Access and Degree Attainment Through an Early Guarantee of Federal Financial Aid
By David A. Bergeron and Antoinette Flores, Center for American Progress, May 6, 2015
Increasing Postsecondary Attainment Through Smarter Student-Loan Repayment
By Elizabeth Baylor and David A. Bergeron, Center for American Progress, March 26, 2015
Strengthening Our Economy Through College for All
By David A. Bergeron and Carmel Martin, Center for American Progress, February 19, 2015
Addressing Economic Insecurity: Why Social Insurance is Better Than Corporate Governance Reform
By Jeffrey N. Gordon, CLS Blue Sky Blog, August 21, 2019
A UBI Would Undermine Work
By Matthew Continetti, National Review, July 25, 2019
The Labor Market Impacts of Universal and Permanent Cash Transfers: Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund
By Damon Jones and Ioana Marinescu, Social Science Research Network, February 22, 2018
No Strings Attached
By Ioana Marinescu, Roosevelt Institute, May 2017
World After Capital
By Albert Wenger
San Bernardino County Says No to Big Renewables
By Robert Bryce, National Review, March 7, 2019
Wind Power is an Attack on Rural America
By Robert Bryce, LA Times, February 27, 2017
Solar’s Great and So Is Wind, but We Still Need Nuclear Power
By Robert Bryce, LA Times, June 16, 2016
Government Debt and Fiscal Consequences
The Green New Deal Will Be Tremendously Expensive. Every Penny Should Go on the Government’s Tab.
By Raúl Carrillo, Andrés Bernal, and Nathan Tankus; Business Insider, September 23, 2019
How to Pay for the Green New Deal
By Yeva Nersisyan and L. Randall Wray, Levy Economics Institute, May, 2019
We Can’t Fund the Progressive Agenda by Taxing the 1% Alone
By Jared Bernstein, Vox, August 2, 2019
Can Pigou at the Poles Stop Us Melting the Poles?
By Soren T. Anderson, Ioana Marinescu, and Boris Shor; National Bureau of Economic Research, August 2019
How to Tell When Deficit Spending Crosses a Line
By Stephanie Kelton, Bloomberg, March 7, 2019
An MMT Response on What Causes Inflation
By Scott Fullwiler, Rohan Grey, and Nathan Tankus; Financial Times, March 1, 2019
We Can Pay for a Green New Deal
By Stephanie Kelton, Andres Bernal, and Greg Carlock; Huffpost, November 30, 2018