Tuck plugs in to the electric car issue: Are Electric Vehicle Incentives Worth It?

In keeping with its worldwide reputation of combining business sense with the common good, Council on Business & Society founding member Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth discusses the incentives behind electric vehicles.

Erin Mansur, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Erin Mansur, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Tuck’s Erin Mansur, Revers Professor of Business Administration at Tuck, is co-author of a recent publication by the National Bureau of Economic Research which looks into the issues surrounding federal government and state-level subsidizing for the purchase of electric cars. ‘While conventional wisdom holds that these incentives are justified because electric vehicles ultimately reduce environmental impacts, the reality may be more complex…”

Read the full article on the Tuck website

Electric car concept

Download: Environmental benefits from driving electric vehicles NBER Working Paper Series

Stephen P. Holland, Erin T. Mansur, Nicholas Z. Muller, Andrew J. Yates

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2 responses to “Tuck plugs in to the electric car issue: Are Electric Vehicle Incentives Worth It?

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