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Taxing Exxon's Windfall From Hurricane Katrina


  • Dean Baker


Hurricane Katrina left a wake of deadly destruction that will require an expensive clean-up. This paper examines how reconstruction could be funded by the windfall profits from oil companies.

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  • Dean Baker, 2005. "Taxing Exxon's Windfall From Hurricane Katrina," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2005-25, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  • Handle: RePEc:epo:papers:2005-25

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