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Environmentally Related Levies

Jean‐Philippe Barde and Nils Axel Braathen

in Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although the need for environmentally related taxes, charges, and tradable permits is widely recognized, in practice command-and-control types of regulations still dominate the environmental ... 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


Design of Environmental Taxes

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Design of environmental taxes are picked up as an argument of whether or not environmental taxes should be practically introduced into the Japanese tax system, since it is still immature. It is ... More


The Public Economics of the Environment

Agnar Sandmo

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297987
eISBN:
9780191596858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829798X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book is an application of the modern theory of public economics to central issues in the design of environmental policy. Ch. 1 reviews the basic issues in a simple partial equilibrium framework. ... More


Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Sijbren Cnossen (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Excise taxes on smoking, drinking, gambling, polluting, and driving are always topical and controversial. Not only are these taxes convenient sources of government revenue, they can also be designed ... More


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‐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


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... 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


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


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


International Factor Movements, Environmental Policy, and Double Dividends

Michael Rauscher

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main purpose of environmental taxes is “to get the prices right.” Emissions taxes signal the scarcity of environmental resources to their users and thus help to internalize negative environmental ... More


A Tax on Output of the Polluting Industry Is Not a Tax on Pollution: The Importance of Hitting the Target

Don Fullerton, Inkee Hong, and Gilbert E. Metcalf

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A tax per unit of pollution can induce all the cheapest and most efficient forms of pollution abatement. To reduce its tax liability, the firm can switch to a less-polluting fuel, add a scrubber, ... More


Environmental Taxation

Roberton C. Williams

in The Economics of Tax Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190619725
eISBN:
9780190619756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619725.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines potential environmental tax policy reforms. It focuses primarily on a carbon tax but also more briefly considers a range of other possible changes and green taxes. These include ... More


Environment and Development

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Begins with a note on the two‐way relationship between poverty and the environment and on the U‐shaped curve relating economic development and environmental quality. The next section elucidates the ... 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


Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027090
eISBN:
9780262318563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027090.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Energy utilization, especially from fossil fuels, creates hidden costs in the form of pollution and environmental damages. The costs are well-documented but are hidden in the sense that they occur ... More


Introduction

Carlo Carraro and Gilbert E. Metcalf

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, environmental policymakers have adopted a set of instruments quite different from those usually prescribed in environmental policy textbooks. Economists have traditionally encouraged ... More


Models for Projecting the Impacts of ETR

Terry Barker, Christian Lutz, Bernd Meyer, and Hector Pollitt

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/9780199584505.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter describes the main modelling tools, E3ME and GINFORS, which were used to provide a quantitative analysis of the effects of ETR, and sets out the models’ underlying assumptions and ... More


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