Gary Lucas, Jr.

Texas A&M University School of Law

Professor of Law

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Saving Smokers from Themselves: The Paternalistic Use of Cigarette Taxes

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 80, 2012
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2012
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 250 (75,524)

Abstract:

cigarette tax, sin tax, smoking, internalities, hyperbolic, time-inconsistent, optimism bias, paternalism

2.

Behavioral Public Choice and the Law

118 W.Va. L. Rev. 199 (2015), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Gary Lucas, Jr. and Slavisa Tasic
Texas A&M University School of Law and University of Mary
Downloads 131 (115,164)

Abstract:

behavioral public choice, behavioral law and economics, behavioral political economy, rational ignorance, biases and heuristics, irrationality, deliberative democracy, administrative law, tax salience

3.

Paternalism and Psychic Taxes: The Government's Use of Negative Emotions to Save Us from Ourselves

22 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 227 (2013)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2013
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 101 (185,327)

Abstract:

psychic tax, negative emotions, warning labels, graphic warnings, paternalism, smoking, cigarettes, obesity, regulation, imperfect rationality, hyperbolic discounting, optimism bias, empathy gap, addiction, cues

4.

The Taxation of Emissions Permits Distributed for Free as Part of a Carbon Cap-and-Trade Program

George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, Vol. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 87 (219,908)

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, emissions permits, climate change, tax, global warming, transition policy

5.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: How Opportunity Cost Neglect Undermines Democracy

9 N.Y.U. J.L. & Liberty 249 (2015), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-54
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 20 May 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Abstract:

opportunity cost, irrationality, public choice, behavioral public choice, behavioral law and economics, law and psychology, government failure, tax expenditures, regulation, budget deficit, opinion research, carbon tax

6.

Measuring Scholarly Impact: A Guide for Law School Administrators and Legal Scholars

165 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 165 (2017), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-23
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Abstract:

citations, scholarly impact, Leiter score, h-index, Google Scholar, peer reputation

7.

Voter Psychology and the Carbon Tax

90 Temple L. Rev. (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Abstract:

carbon tax, climate change, global warming, voter psychology, behavioral public choice, debiasing

8.

Behavioral Public Choice and the Carbon Tax

2017 Utah Law Rev. 115 (2017), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2017
Gary Lucas, Jr.
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Abstract:

carbon tax, global warming, climate change, behavioral public choice, behavioral political economy, behavioral law and economics, opportunity cost neglect, Clean Power Plan, Paris Agreement

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 89    Citations: 0
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A Carbon Tax Is Not a Terrible Idea: A Reply to Diana Furchtgott-Roth

2017 Tax Notes 151 (2017)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Gary Lucas, Jr., Shi-Ling Hsu and Jerry Taylor
Texas A&M University School of Law, Florida State University - College of Law and Niskanen Center
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Abstract:

carbon tax, global warming, climate change