Lawrence H. Goulder

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Shuzo Nishihara Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6072

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Resources for the Future

University Fellow

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Citation 5

The Economics of Climate Change

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, Macmillan Publishing, Ltd.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Lawrence H. Goulder and William A. Pizer
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Duke University
Downloads 1,278 (11,383)
Citation 5

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Climate change, environmental policy, greenhouse gases, externalities

The Economics of Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w11923
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Lawrence H. Goulder and William A. Pizer
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Duke University
Downloads 91 (236,240)
Citation 5

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Instrument Choice in Environmental Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2008
Lawrence H. Goulder and Ian W. H. Parry
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Resources for the Future
Downloads 369 (52,583)
Citation 18

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emissions control instruments, cost-effectiveness, distributional burden, induced innovation

The Usual Excess-Burden Approximation Usually Doesn't Come Close

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 1999
Lawrence H. Goulder and Roberton C. Williams III
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 189 (131,394)
Citation 1

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The Usual Excess-Burden Approximation Usually Doesn&Apos;T Come Close

NBER Working Paper No. w7034
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Lawrence H. Goulder and Roberton C. Williams III
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 30 (403,212)
Citation 1

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When Can Carbon Abatement Policies Increase Welfare? The Fundamental Role of Distorted Factor Markets

Discussion Paper 97-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Oct 1997
Ian W. H. Parry, Roberton C. Williams III and Lawrence H. Goulder
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Citation 46

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When Can Carbon Abatement Policies Increase Welfare? The Fundamental Role of Distorted Factor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w5967
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Oct 1997
Ian W. H. Parry, Roberton C. Williams III and Lawrence H. Goulder
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Citation 46

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Citation 1

Carbon Taxes vs. Cap and Trade: A Critical Review

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Lawrence H. Goulder and Andrew Ribet Schein
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (190,047)
Citation 1

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carbon tax, cap and trade, climate change policy, instrument choice, emissions pricing

Carbon Taxes vs. Cap and Trade: A Critical Review

NBER Working Paper No. w19338
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Lawrence H. Goulder and Andrew Ribet Schein
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (339,471)
Citation 1

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Impacts of Alternative Emissions Allowance Allocation Methods Under a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Lawrence H. Goulder, Marc A. C. Hafstead and Michael Dworsky
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford University
Downloads 122 (191,284)
Citation 7

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cap and trade, emissions allowance allocation, industry impacts, general equilibrium modeling, climate change policy

Impacts of Alternative Emissions Allowance Allocation Methods Under a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program

NBER Working Paper No. w15293
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Lawrence H. Goulder, Marc A. C. Hafstead and Dworsky Michael
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (407,874)
Citation 7

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Environmental Taxation and the "Double Dividend:" a Reader's Guide

NBER Working Paper No. w4896
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 May 2000
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 143 (155,238)
Citation 80

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Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

FEEM Working Paper No. 98.2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Lawrence H. Goulder and Robert N. Stavins
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 66 (286,871)
Citation 3

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Global Climate Change, Federalism, Cap-And-Trade, Carbon Tax, Regulation

Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

Prepared for The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, Don Fullerton, Catherine Wolfram, eds., National Bureau of Economic Research, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Lawrence H. Goulder and Robert N. Stavins
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 51 (327,061)
Citation 3

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global climate change, federalism, cap-and-trade, carbon tax, regulation

Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w16123
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Lawrence H. Goulder and Robert N. Stavins
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 19 (462,374)
Citation 3

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Environmental Taxation and Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w8458
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Sep 2001
A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 132 (179,193)
Citation 45

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Integrating Economic and Political Considerations in the Analysis of Global Environmental Policies

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 83 (246,636)

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Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w16599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Purdue University and Stanford University
Downloads 75 (239,555)
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Costs of Alternative Environmental Policy Instruments in the Presence of Industry Compensation Requirements

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2006-127
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
A. Lans Bovenberg, Lawrence H. Goulder and Mark R. Jacobsen
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (262,034)
Citation 6

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environmental instrument choice, pollution control, compensation requirements, emissions abatement costs

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Neutralizing the Adverse Industry Impacts of Co2 Abatement Policies: What Does it Cost?

NBER Working Paper No. w7654
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 May 2000
A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Tax Policy, Asset Prices, and Growth: a General Equilibrium Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w2128
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Lawrence H. Goulder and Lawrence H. Summers
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Citation 11

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Revenue-Raising vs. Other Approaches to Environmental Protection: The Critical Significance of Pre-Existing Tax Distortions

NBER Working Paper No. w5641
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Lawrence H. Goulder, Ian W. H. Parry and Dallas Burtraw
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future
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Revenue-Raising vs. Other Approaches to Environmental Protection: The Critical Significance of Pre-Existing Tax Distortions

Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Lawrence H. Goulder, Ian W. H. Parry and Dallas Burtraw
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future

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Revenue-Raising vs. Other Approaches to Environmental Protection: The Critical Significance of Pre-Existing Tax Distortions

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, No. 4, Winter 1997
Posted: 01 Mar 1998
Lawrence H. Goulder, Ian W. H. Parry and Dallas Burtraw
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future

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Status Effects, Public Goods Provision, and the Excess Burden

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Ronald Wendner and Lawrence H. Goulder
University of Graz - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

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status effects, excess burden, deadweight loss, public goods provision, corrective taxation, consumption externality, first best, second best, taxation, consumption externality, first best, second best

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Optimal Co2 Abatement in the Presence of Induced Technological Change

NBER Working Paper No. w6494
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 1999
Lawrence H. Goulder and Koshy Mathai
Stanford University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 48 (324,874)
Citation 74

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The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-43
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Lawrence H. Goulder and Roberton C. Williams III
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 40 (363,008)
Citation 1

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climate change, discounting, discount rate

The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w18301
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Lawrence H. Goulder and Roberton C. Williams III
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Citation 1

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General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 May 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 30 (403,212)

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clean energy standard, intensity standard, emissions pricing, climate

General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard

NBER Working Paper No. w19847
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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The Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Instruments for Environmental Protection in a Second-Best Setting

NBER Working Paper No. w6464
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Resources for the Future
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Citation 65

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Instruments for Environmental Protection in a Second-Best Setting

Posted: 23 Mar 1998
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Resources for the Future

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Instruments for Environmental Protection in a Second-Best Setting

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 71, 1999
Posted: 27 Jan 2000
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Resources for the Future

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Tax Reform and Environmental Policy: Options for Recycling Revenue from a Tax on Carbon Dioxide

Resources for the Future DP 13-31
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Lawrence H. Goulder and Marc A. C. Hafstead
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University
Downloads 32 (292,897)

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carbon tax, tax reform, climate

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Do the Costs of a Carbon Tax Vanish When Interactions with Other Taxes are Accounted for?

NBER Working Paper No. w4061
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (388,952)
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Energy Taxes: Traditional Efficiency Effects and Environmental Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w4582
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jun 2001
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Costs of Environmentally Motivated Taxes in the Presence of Other Taxes:General Equilibrium Analyses

NBER Working Paper No. w5117
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Aug 2000
A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (393,141)
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Promoting Investment Under International Capital Mobility: An Intertemporal General Equilibrium Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w3139
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Industry Compensation and the Costs of Alternative Environmental Policy Instruments

NBER Working Paper No. w13331
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Aug 2007
A. Lans Bovenberg, Lawrence H. Goulder and Mark R. Jacobsen
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (415,840)

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Efficiency Costs of Meeting Industry-Distributional Constraints Under Environmental Permits and Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w10059
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
A. Lans Bovenberg, Lawrence H. Goulder and Derek J. Gurney
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (444,953)
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Efficiency Costs of Meeting Industry-Distributional Constraints under Environmental Permits and Taxes

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2003-86
Posted: 15 Jun 2004
A. Lans Bovenberg, Lawrence H. Goulder and Derek J. Gurney
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Efficiency, costs, environmental tax, pollution, environmental policy

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Tax Policy, Housing Prices, and Housing Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w2814
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Savings Promotion, Investment Promotion, and International Competitiveness

NBER Working Paper No. w2635
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Lawrence H. Goulder and Barry Eichengreen
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Citation 1

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Approaches to Efficient Capital Taxation: Leveling the Playing Field Vs.Living by the Golden Rule

NBER Working Paper No. w3559
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Lawrence H. Goulder and Philippe Thalmann
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Downloads 18 (468,056)
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Approaches to Efficient Capital Taxation: Leveling the Playing Field vs. Living by the Golden Rule

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 50, No. 2, 1993
Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Lawrence H. Goulder and Philippe Thalmann
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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capital taxation, tax reform

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Domestic Tax Policy and the Foreign Sector: the Importance of Alternative Foreign Sector Formulations to Results from a General Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w0919
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Lawrence H. Goulder, John B. Shoven and John Whalley
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

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Optimal Environmental Taxation in the Presence of Other Taxes: General Equilibrium Analyses

NBER Working Paper No. w4897
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2011
A. Lans Bovenberg and Lawrence H. Goulder
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (485,325)
Citation 55

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Optimal Environmental Taxation in the Presence of Other Taxes: General Equilibrium Analyses

AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Vol. 86, No. 4, September 1996
Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Lawrence H. Goulder and A. Lans Bovenberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)

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Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Regulations: the Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-Per-Mile Limits

NBER Working Paper No. w15337
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
Lawrence H. Goulder, Mark R. Jacobsen and Arthur van Benthem
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department
Downloads 12 (502,755)
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Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Regulations: The Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-Per-Mile Limits

Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Lawrence H. Goulder, Mark R. Jacobsen and Arthur van Benthem
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department

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environmental regulation, climate change policy, state-federal interactions; emissions leakage, CAFE standards, greenhouse gas limits, automobile emissions limits, nested regulation

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Trade Liberalization in General Equilibrium: Intertemporal and Inter-Industry Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w2965
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Aug 2007
Lawrence H. Goulder and Barry Eichengreen
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 12 (482,688)
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The Impact of Permanent and Temporary Import Surcharges on the U.S. Trade Deficit

NBER Working Paper No. w3391
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Oct 2009
Barry Eichengreen and Lawrence H. Goulder
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (477,449)

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Sustainabiity and the Measurement of Wealth

Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Purdue University and Stanford University

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Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Comprehensive Wealth, Wealth Accounting, Green Accounting

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Are We Consuming Too Much?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 147-172, Summer 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biological Sciences, Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University - Department of Economics and CSIRO, Mathematical and Information Science

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Sustainability, overconsumption, genuine investment, genuine savings, genuine wealth

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Environmental Policy Making in a Second-Best Setting

Posted: 18 May 2004
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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The Substantial Bias from Ignoring General Equilibrium Effects in Estimating Excess Burden, and a Practical Solution

Journal of Political Economy, August 2003
Posted: 21 Apr 2003
Lawrence H. Goulder and Roberton C. Williams III
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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excess burden, Harberger triangle, general equilibrium efficiency analysis, excess burden approximation

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Environmental Taxation and the 'Double Dividend: A Reader's Guide'

Center for Economic Studies Working Paper at University of Munich, Number 74
Posted: 01 Sep 1999
Lawrence H. Goulder
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Assessing the International Spillover Effects of Capital Income Taxation

INTERNATIONAL TAX AND PUBLIC FINANCE, Vol. 3, Issue 4, 1996
Posted: 04 May 1998
Philippe Thalmann, Lawrence H. Goulder and Francois Delorme
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Government of Canada - Department of Finance Canada

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