Jonathan Baron

Jonathan Baron is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania in the School of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on the ways in which people think about moral questions, with a focus on questions concerning public policy. Baron is also the Editor of the journal, Judgment and Decision Making.

Justifying Health Insurance

Scholar describes how the philosophy and economics underlying insurance policies can guide current debates.

The Discount Rate for the Social Cost of Carbon

A Trump Administration proposal that would reduce the social cost of carbon relies on an unjustified discount rate.

How Geographic Boundaries Determine the Social Cost of Carbon

Considering only the national impact of emissions would be a harmful, misguided move by the Trump administration.