Green Taxation in East Asia
University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Jefferson P. VanderWolk
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
October 22, 2012
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012/036
A primary aim of this book (and the Conference on which it is based) was to generate an academically well grounded comparative study of the use and misuse of fiscal measures – especially green taxation: to encourage environmental protection and improvement in particular jurisdictions (and across jurisdictional borders); and to discourage behavior leading to environmental damage and degradation in particular jurisdictions (and across jurisdictional borders).
We were also interested in the revenue outcomes of such measures – and the way such outcomes can, in turn, shape later tax and related policy – and social behavior. The book seeks to explore the scope – and limits – of green taxation in depth.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29working papers series
Date posted: October 22, 2012 ; Last revised: December 13, 2012
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