Behavioral and distributional effects of environmental policy [electronic resource] / edited by Carlo Carraro and Gilbert E. Metcalf. - Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001. - 1 online resource (ix, 360 p.) : ill. - ( A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report ). - National Bureau of Economic Research conference report. .

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; Comment / Gilbert H.A. van Hagen -- Neutralizing the adverse industry impacts of carbon dioxide abatement policies: what does it cost? / A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder; Comment / Ruud A. de Mooij -- Green taxes and administrative costs: the case of carbon taxation / Sjak Smulders and Herman R.J. Vollebergh; Comment / Dallas Burtraw -- An industry-adjusted index of state environmental compliance costs / Arik Levinson; Comment / Domenico Siniscalco -- Costs of air quality regulation / Randy A. Becker and J. Vernon Henderson; Comment / Aart de Zeeuw -- International factor movements, environmental policy, and double dividends / Michael Rauscher; Comment / David F. Bradford -- The environmental regime in developing countries / Raghbendra Jha and John Whalley; Comment / Edward B. Barbier -- Environmental information and company behavior / Domenico Siniscalco ... [et al.]; Comment / Keven Hassett -- Environmental policy and firm behavior: abatement investment and location decisions under uncertainty and irreversibility / Anastasios Xepapadeas; Comment / Charles D. Kolstad -- The effects of environmental policy on the performance of environmental research joint ventures / Yannis Katsoulacos, Alistair Ulph, and David Ulph; Comment / Jerome Rothenberg.

Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are fraught with difficulty and have far-reaching implications. A company facing a new tax may lay off workers, for example, exacerbating an unemployment problem. This volume focuses on such external issues and examines in detail the trade-offs involved in designing policies to deal with environmental problems. Reflecting the broad nature of the subject, the contributors include leading economists in th.

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Environmental policy--Economic aspects--Congresses.
Environmental protection.
Environmental policy.
Environnement--Politique gouvernementale--Aspect économique--Congrès.
SCIENCE--Environmental Science (see also Chemistry--Environmental)
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Environmental Policy.


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სხვა ავტორები: Carraro, Carlo. ; Metcalf, Gilbert E. ;

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