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Green investments and the labor market: How many jobs could be generated and what type?

Issue Brief #253

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The budget put forward in March by the Obama administration clearly commits to reducing carbon emissions as a means to fight global climate change. Specifically, the Obama budget advocates on behalf of a “cap-and-trade” policy that would put a price on carbon emissions.

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