YLC March – Electric Vehicle Subsidies for the Rich
Join us for our next Young Leaders Circle monthly event with Dr. Wayne Winegarden,
Sr. Fellow in Business & Economics, Pacific Research Institute, the Principal of
Capitol Economic Advisors and a Contributing Editor for EconoSTATS.
with Honorary Guests Sabrina Lockhart, Sanaz Motamedi, and Chris Gotterba
“IRS Statistics of Income data illustrate that, for the 2014 tax year, 78.7 percent ($207.1 million)
of the federal consumer tax credits were received by households with an
adjusted gross income (AGI) of $100,000 or above.”
Has the green revolution had an equitable effect on families in different income brackets?
Do EV subsidies disproportionately benefit upper-income households?
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
20 Yerba Buena Lane
San Francisco, CA 94103
Wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
This event is open to young professionals throughout the Bay Area, age 21+.
Dr. Winegarden will be joining us to discuss his recently released study: Costly Subsidies for the Rich.
Dr. Winegarden’s study explores how generous, taxpayer-funded subsidies for electric car purchases have become a costly subsidy benefitting the wealthy.
California Petroleum Production Policy Expert, Sabrina Lockhart: California Independent Petroleum Association
Postdoctoral Autonomous Vehicle Researcher, Sanaz Motamedi: California Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH), UC Berkeley
YLC Member of the Month, Chris Gotterba: Lawyer during the week, car enthusiast on the weekend