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When the Subject is Gas, Politicians are Pumping a lot of Hot Air

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Andrew C. Brod, Director, Center for Business & Economic Research (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Mixing politics and economics makes for a strange brew sometimes. Congressional Republicans oppose an increase in the federal minimum wage because they claim it would distort labor markets. On the other hand, the recent run-up in gasoline prices has led them to call for a repeal of the 4.3 cent-per-gallon gasoline tax enacted in 1993.

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Brod, Andrew (1996). When the Subject is Gas, Politicians are Pumping a lot of Hot Air. Greensboro News & Record, May 19, 1996
Language: English
Date: 1996
Keywords
Gasoline prices, Supply and demand, Clinton, Dole, Gasoline tax