Calzada on Glenn Beck, Against Obama’s Green Job Creation

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Gabriel Calzada, one of the founders of the Austro-libertarian Instituto Juan de Mariana, is interviewed by Glenn Beck on Fox News about a study on green jobs that Calzada supervised. The study concludes that for every green job that the Spanish government created, 2.2 were lost elsewhere, and that every green job required approximately €570 thousand in energy subsidies.

Given that Obama has used Spain as an example of “proper” state-backed job creation, the study is causing a bit of friction and has received a fair amount of press. Here’s the PDF (in English).

11:39 am on May 5, 2009