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Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance
University of Missouri Law School

Thomas A. Lambert is the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law. Professor Lambert’s scholarship focuses on antitrust, corporate and regulatory matters.

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Some Thoughts on Tradeable Gasoline Rights

Marty Feldstein has an interesting idea about how to reduce America’s oil consumption, but I’m not quite ready to sign on.

In an op-ed in yesterday’s WSJ, Feldstein proposed a “cap and trade” system for gasoline. Under the proposed system, the government would set a limit on the amount of gasoline Americans could purchase annually and would then allocate rights to purchase that amount of gasoline.

Read the full piece here.