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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

ONNtv.com: Economics Professor Says a Tax Increase as Infrastructure Investment is "Efficient

Source:Ohio News Network
Link Submitted: 11/18/2010 15:04:33

On November 16, 2010, Ben Passty, professor of economics at the UC College of Business, was featured in an Ohio News Network story about Sen. George Voinovich's proposal for an increase in the federal fuel tax. Passty explained that he is in favor of the increase only if the money is invested into the highway trust fund, as the bundling of the tax increase with infrastructure investment is economically "efficient.