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Must the Poor Pay More? Sustainable Development, Social Justice, and Environmental Taxation

Stephen Tindale and Chris Hewett

in Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Stephen Tindale and Chris Hewett analyse one of the most‐discussed policy tools available to politicians for moving towards sustainability: environmental taxation. Such taxation is usually regarded ... More


Environmental Taxation and Revenue for Development

Agnar Sandmo

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The taxation of externalities is the subject of this first of seven chapters that examine potential sources of development funding. It considers the possible role of environmental taxes for economic ... More


Designing Incentives Regulation for the Environment

Michael Faure

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of legal and policy instruments that can be used to provide potential polluters with incentives for pollution abatement. The traditional law and economics literature ... More


How Trust in Governments Influences the Acceptance of Environmental Taxes

Andrea Kollmann and Johannes Reichl

in Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In implementing the most efficient instruments in environmental policy, gaining electoral support is essential. One factor influencing this support is people’s trust in their governments. ... More


The Polluter-Pays Principle

Nicolas de Sadeleer

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198844358
eISBN:
9780191879890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844358.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by defining the polluter-pays principle as an economic rule of cost allocation whose source lies precisely in the theory of externalities, requiring the polluter to take ... 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


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