Scholars

Steven M. Karceski

University of Washington
United States

Steven M. Karceski is a graduate student in the Sociology Department at the University of Washington, Seattle. His work focuses on taxes and fiscal systems, particularly with respect to carbon taxation. Steven has written about the 2016 and 2018 carbon ballot initiatives in Washington State, the connection between economic development and the size of the state, and the connection between taxation and quality of government.

Publications

Steven M. Karceski. “Efforts to Tax Carbon in Washington State.” In Contesting Carbon,

Forthcoming.

Steven M. Karceski & Edgar Kiser. “Taxation and the Quality of Government.” In The Oxford Handbook of Quality of Government,

Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

Steven M. Karceski, Nives Dolšak, Aseem Prakash, & Travis N. Ridout. 2020. “Did TV Ads Funded by Fossil Fuel Industry Defeat the Washington Carbon Tax?

Climatic Change 158(3):301–7 (February 2020).

Media Coverage

Steven Karceski & Aseem Prakash on their research on the 2018 carbon tax initiative in WA state. How Do We Talk Effectively About Climate Change in Washington?” Washington State Indivisible Podcast, December 13, 2018

Steven Karceski, Nives Dolsak, & Assem Prakash on their research on the 2018 carbon tax initiative in WA state. Lessons for Washington from a carbon-tax autopsy,” Crosscut, November 27, 2018.

Steven Karceski, Nives Dolsak, & Assem Prakash on their research on the 2018 carbon tax initiative in WA state. Read my lips: No new (carbon) tax,” The Hill, November 13, 2018.