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The Effects of Environmental Tax Reform on International Competitiveness in the European Union: Modelling with E3ME

Terry Barker, Sudhir Junankar, Hector Pollitt, and Philip Summerton

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter assesses the macroeconomic effects of carbon‐energy taxation introduced under unilateral environmental tax reform (ETR) in the 1990s undertaken in six member states of the European ... More


Carbon Leakage from Unilateral Environmental Tax Reforms in Europe, 1995–2005 1

Terry Barker, Sudhir Junankar, Hector Pollitt, and Philip Summerton

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter assesses the macroeconomic effects of carbon‐energy taxation introduced under unilateral environmental tax reform (ETR) in the 1990s undertaken in six member states of the European ... More


Carbon‐Energy Taxation, Revenue Recycling, and Competitiveness

Mikael Skou Andersen

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter reviews the theoretical debate on the properties of environmental tax reforms and implications for competitiveness. Starting from the Porter hypothesis, a claim was made for improvements ... More


Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Paul Ekins and Stefan Speck (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book explores the economic and environmental implications of environmental tax reform (ETR), also known as green fiscal reform, which entails a reduction in taxes on labour and profits, and a ... More


ETR for Green Growth: Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations

Paul Ekins and Stefan Speck

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter pulls together the findings described in the book, draws conclusions, and makes recommendations for an ETR in Europe. It treats specifically the implications of ETR in Europe for the new ... More


The Effect of the German and UK Environmental Tax Reforms on the Demand for Labour and Energy

Paolo Agnolucci

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The objective of ETRs is to improve the environment (for example, by reducing carbon emissions) while reducing other taxes which may have a negative economic effect. Often ETRs also have the ... More


The Path Ahead

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This final chapter begins by reflecting on historian Daniel Rodgers’s The Age of Fracture, an inquiry in the many ways recent American society seemed to fragment, socially, politically, and ... More


Getting in Motion: German Environmentalism, 1945 to 1980

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

After World War Two, demands for environmental improvement grew in frequency and vigor. While environmentalists later took much pride in challenging unrestrained consumerism, the greening of Germany ... More


Is Environmental Tax Reform an Appropriate Policy for Industrial Sectors with Different Energy Intensities? An Analysis of UK Industrial Sectors

Paolo Agnolucci

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Energy intensities of industrial subsectors differ widely due to differences in the final product and ultimately in the production process. The aim of this chapter is to assess whether these ... More


Riding for Recreation and Health

Evan Friss

in The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210919
eISBN:
9780226211077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211077.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the principal ways in which late-nineteenth-century cyclists rode for pleasure. Specifically, the role of the bicycle as a contributor to personal health is considered, ... More


Thinking, Talking, and Culture

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Today’s environmental ills stem in significant part from aspects of modern culture. Environmental-reform efforts, accordingly, need to focus far more than they have on cultural change. This chapter ... More


Trends in the Competitiveness of Selected Industrial Sectors in ETR Countries

Roger Salmons and Alexandra Miltner

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The objective of this chapter is to assess whether the carbon‐energy taxes introduced under the environmental tax reforms (ETRs) that were implemented in seven European Union countries between 1990 ... More


Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Thomas K. Rudel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

For the past three decades scientists have urged us to abandon fossil fuels as rapidly as possible. Despite these pleas, the global energy sector has retained a familiar profile, dominated by the use ... More


Conclusion

Thomas K. Rudel

in Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Radical reforms tend to occur in polycentric ways, in multiple arenas at the same time. They also occur in polymorphous ways. In large political arenas, the shock of a focusing event almost ... More


Taking Property Seriously

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Private property is a key social institution, important economically and politically as well as for the cultural values embedded in it. Efforts to promote better interactions with nature—to promote ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Heber Johnson

in Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This introductory chapter talks about a more comprehensive and balanced portrayal of conservation, exploring how it maintained race and class hierarchies, and how the movement laid the basis for real ... More


Epilogue

Benjamin Heber Johnson

in Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This epilogue analyzes how environmental reform hardly ceased by the end of the 1910s. While the general expansion of the environmental state at the federal level paused with the eclipse of ... More


Cleaning Up Jim Crow

David E. Goldberg

in The Retreats of Reconstruction: Race, Leisure, and the Politics of Segregation at the New Jersey Shore, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272716
eISBN:
9780823272761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272716.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 5 examines how the moral and physical health of consumers and consumer districts became tied to economic rights, commercial expansion, and political stability. Intertwined in these debates ... More


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