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Christopher Ragan

Christopher Ragan is an associate professor of economics at McGill University and the chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission.

Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, RACHEL SAMSON | March 22, 2023
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault and the Canadian government should focus on improving its pricing and regulatory foundation, and only turn to subsidies and tax credits to address those areas where carbon pricing is ineffective, write Christopher Ragan and Rachel Samson. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, RACHEL SAMSON | March 22, 2023
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, RACHEL SAMSON | March 22, 2023
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault and the Canadian government should focus on improving its pricing and regulatory foundation, and only turn to subsidies and tax credits to address those areas where carbon pricing is ineffective, write Christopher Ragan and Rachel Samson. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 11, 2019
Economists agree that carbon pricing is the most flexible and cheapest way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Other options are certainly available, but they are more complicated and more costly for the economy. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 11, 2019
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 11, 2019
Economists agree that carbon pricing is the most flexible and cheapest way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Other options are certainly available, but they are more complicated and more costly for the economy. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 8, 2017
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured last year at a meeting with provincial and territorial premiers in Ottawa, was able to get most to agree to a federal plan to price carbon starting 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 8, 2017
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN | March 8, 2017
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured last year at a meeting with provincial and territorial premiers in Ottawa, was able to get most to agree to a federal plan to price carbon starting 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, PRESTON MANNING | October 10, 2016
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should realize that when it comes to reducing greenhouse gases, sometime less regulation does more, writes Preston Manning and Christopher Ragan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, PRESTON MANNING | October 10, 2016
Opinion | BY CHRISTOPHER RAGAN, PRESTON MANNING | October 10, 2016
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should realize that when it comes to reducing greenhouse gases, sometime less regulation does more, writes Preston Manning and Christopher Ragan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright