Ian W. H. Parry

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Automobile Externalities and Policies

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-26
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Ian W. H. Parry, Margaret Walls and Winston Harrington
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and Resources for the Future
Downloads 565 (34,939)
Citation 25

Abstract:

pollution, congestion, accidents, fuel tax, fuel-economy standard, congestion pricing

2.
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Citation 1

Thinking Through the Climate Change Challenge

CLIMATE CHANGE AND COMMON SENSE: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF TOM SCHELLING, R. Hahn and A. Ulph, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series No. 03-03
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Berkeley - Energy and Resources Group, University of Oxford - Balliol College, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, University of Manchester Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute, University of Oslo, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics, University of Hamburg, Yale University - School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, Milken Institute, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), University of Oxford, University of Maryland, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), University of Manchester - Faculty of Humanities, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (Bilthoven), Athens University of Economics and Business, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University
Downloads 315 (74,098)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Environmental Policy, Tom Schelling, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

3.

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 (51,136)
Citation 18

Abstract:

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

4.

How Important is Technological Innovation in Protecting the Environment?

RFF Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Ian W. H. Parry, William A. Pizer and Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future, Duke University and Resources for the Future
Downloads 364 (61,576)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Technological Innovation, Pollution Control, Welfare Impacts, Social Planning Model

5.

Understanding the Costs and Benefits of Deepwater Oil Drilling Regulation

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-62
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Resources for the Future
Downloads 337 (61,183)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Catastrophic Oil Spill, Cost–Benefit Analysis, Government Regulation, Liability

6.
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Citation 1

Pricing Urban Congestion

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 318 (73,333)
Citation 1

Abstract:

traffic congestion, externality, peak-period fee, congestion toll incidence

Pricing Urban Congestion

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 461-484, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future

Abstract:

Pricing Urban Congestion

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 461-484, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future

Abstract:

7.

Combating Global Warming

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Ian W. H. Parry and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future and Duke University
Downloads 250 (88,562)

Abstract:

global warming, ian parry, william pizer, greenhouse emissions, taxation, environment, tax design, congress, CO2, carbon dioxide, fossil fuel prices, incentives, global temperature, fixed prices, hybrid permits, environmentalism

Revenue Recycling and the Welfare Effects of Road Pricing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2253
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2002
Ian W. H. Parry and Antonio M. Bento
Resources for the Future and University of California, Santa Barbara
Downloads 225 (106,669)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Revenue Recycling and the Welfare Effects of Road Pricing

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, December 2001
Posted: 14 Jan 2002
Ian W. H. Parry and Antonio M. Bento
Resources for the Future and University of California, Santa Barbara

Abstract:

externalities, congestion, tax distortions, welfare effects

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
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 186 (128,437)
Citation 46

Abstract:

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
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (383,939)
Citation 46

Abstract:

10.

A Tax-Based Approach to Slowing Global Climate Change

RFF Discussion Paper 08-26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2013
Joseph E. Aldy, Eduardo Ley and Ian W. H. Parry
Harvard Kennedy School, World Bank and Resources for the Future
Downloads 202 (114,666)
Citation 7

Abstract:

global climate change, CO2 tax, cap-and-trade, policy design

11.

Tax Deductions, Environmental Policy, and the "Double Dividend" Hypothesis

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 39, pp. 67-96, January 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Apr 2000
Ian W. H. Parry and Antonio M. Bento
Resources for the Future and University of California, Santa Barbara
Downloads 200 (114,120)
Citation 18

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Citation 12

Designing Climate Mitigation Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Harvard Kennedy School, Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Resources for the Future and Duke University
Downloads 126 (179,680)
Citation 12

Abstract:

global warming damages, mitigation cost, climate policy, instrument choice, technology policy

Designing Climate Mitigation Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w15022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jun 2009
Harvard Kennedy School, Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Resources for the Future and Duke University
Downloads 56 (300,952)
Citation 12

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13.

Should Urban Transit Subsidies Be Reduced?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-38
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2008
Ian W. H. Parry and Kenneth A. Small
Resources for the Future and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (101,579)
Citation 8

Abstract:

transit subsidies, scale economies, traffic congestion, welfare effects

14.

Tax Deductions, Environmental Policy, and the Double Dividend Hypothesis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2119
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ian W. H. Parry and Antonio M. Bento
Resources for the Future and University of California, Santa Barbara
Downloads 157 (140,326)
Citation 6

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15.

Early Emission Reduction Programs: An Application to CO2 Policy

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Oct 2000
Ian W. H. Parry and Michael Toman
Resources for the Future and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 149 (146,386)
Citation 3

Abstract:

early reduction credits, carbon emissions, welfare impacts, permit banking, cap-and-trade

16.

Moving U.S. Climate Policy Forward: Are Carbon Taxes the Only Good Alternative?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Feb 2011
Ian W. H. Parry and Roberton C. Williams III
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 118 (160,153)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Carbon Tax, Cap-and-Trade, Cost-Effectiveness, Distortionary Taxes, Revenue Recycling

17.

Are Energy Efficiency Standards Justified?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-59
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Ian W. H. Parry, David A. Evans and Wallace E. Oates
Resources for the Future, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - National Center for Environmental Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 106 (191,985)
Citation 2

Abstract:

standards, energy taxes, market failure, climate, power sector, gasoline

18.

Paying too Much for Petrol-Can Britain Justify Using its High Fuel Taxes to Pay for Social Spending?

Regulation Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 4
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 94 (219,632)

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19.

Should Alcohol Taxes Be Raised?

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 10-13, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Ian W. H. Parry and Jeffrey A. Miron
Resources for the Future and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 89 (215,061)

Abstract:

alcohol taxation, sin tax, Pigouvian tax

Reforming the Tax System to Promote Environmental Objectives: An Application to Mauritius

IMF Working Paper No. 11/124
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 52 (311,930)

Abstract:

Climatic changes, Energy sector, Energy taxes, Environmental policy, Greenhouse gas emissions, Mauritius, Tax policy, Tax reforms, Tax systems, Taxation

Reforming the Tax System to Promote Environmental Objectives: An Application to Mauritius

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 May 2011
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 32 (379,795)

Abstract:

Mauritius, green taxes, global warming, congestion, vehicle taxes

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

Resources for the Future DP 10-45, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, University of Michigan and Resources for the Future
Downloads 60 (290,686)
Citation 3

Abstract:

fuel economy regulations, costs, welfare effects, climate change, feebates

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

NBER Working Paper No. w16370
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and University of Michigan
Downloads 24 (417,963)
Citation 3

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22.

How Should Heavy-Duty Trucks Be Taxed?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2008
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 84 (230,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

truck tax, diesel tax, external costs, welfare gains

23.

Public Expenditure Policy and the Environment: A Review and Synthesis

IMF Working Paper No. 93/27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Kenneth Miranda and Ian W. H. Parry
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Resources for the Future
Downloads 82 (224,311)

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24.

Alcohol/Leisure Complementarity: Empirical Estimates and Implications for Tax Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Sarah E. West and Ian W. H. Parry
Macalester College Dept. of Economics and Resources for the Future
Downloads 74 (241,054)
Citation 1

Abstract:

alcohol tax, demand system, alcohol, labor supply, labor tax

25.

Pricing Externalities from Passenger Transportation in Mexico City

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5071
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ian W. H. Parry and Govinda R. Timilsina
Resources for the Future and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 66 (244,731)

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Roads & Highways, Energy Production and Transportation, Transport and Environment, Transport in Urban Areas

26.

Are the Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gases from Passenger Vehicles Negative?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 52 (291,714)
Citation 2

Abstract:

carbon policies, passenger vehicles, externalities, welfare costs

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
Downloads 52 (311,930)
Citation 36

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

The Costs of Restrictive Trade Policies in the Presence of Factor Tax Distortions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Mar 2001
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 50 (317,854)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Pre-existing tax distortions, tariffs, import quotas, welfare costs

The Costs of Restrictive Trade Policies in the Presence of Factor Tax Distortions

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 8, pp. 147-170, 2001
Posted: 22 Jun 2001
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future

Abstract:

Pre-existing tax distortions, tariffs, import quotas, welfare costs

29.

How Much Should Highway Fuels Be Taxed?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 48 (275,345)
Citation 2

Abstract:

gasoline tax, diesel tax, externalities, corrective tax, fiscal interactions, revenue recycling

30.

The Incidence of Pollution Control Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w11438
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jul 2005
Resources for the Future, Rutgers University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future - Quality of the Environment Division and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 48 (307,184)
Citation 17

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31.

Should New Antimalarial Drugs Be Subsidized?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 06-43
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Resources for the Future, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Center for Advanced Modeling in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine
Downloads 44 (318,523)

Abstract:

antimalarial drugs, resistance externality, transmission externality, subsidies, welfare effects

32.

Options for Returning the Value of CO2 Emissions Allowances to Households

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Dallas Burtraw and Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future
Downloads 41 (321,434)

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, auction tax shift, revenue recycling, tax interaction, dividends

33.

How Should Passenger Travel in Mexico City Be Priced?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2013
Ian W. H. Parry and Govinda R. Timilsina
Resources for the Future and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 40 (318,523)
Citation 2

Abstract:

gasoline taxes, mileage tolls, transit subsidy, pollution, congestion, Mexico City, welfare effects

34.

Demand Side Instruments to Reduce Road Transportation Externalities in the Greater Cairo Metropolitan Area

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6083
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ian W. H. Parry and Govinda R. Timilsina
Resources for the Future and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 37 (330,210)

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Roads & Highways, Airports and Air Services, Transport and Environment, Energy Production and Transportation

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
Downloads 36 (364,141)
Citation 65

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

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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36.

International Fuel Tax Assessment: An Application to Chile

IMF Working Paper No. 11/168
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Ian W. H. Parry and Jon Strand
Resources for the Future and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 29 (374,586)
Citation 2

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37.

Raise $100 Billion from a $20 Co2 Tax

Tax Notes, Vol. 123, No. 2, pp. 243-247, April 13, 2009, The Shelf Project
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 29 (374,586)

Abstract:

CO2 emissions tax

38.

What are the Costs of Meeting Distributional Objectives in Designing Domestic Climate Policy?

Resources for the Future DP 10-51
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Ian W. H. Parry and Roberton C. Williams III
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 25 (382,741)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, welfare cost, distributional incidence, revenue recycling

39.

What are the Costs of Meeting Distributional Objectives for Climate Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w16486
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Ian W. H. Parry and Roberton C. Williams III
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 6 (481,575)
Citation 2

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40.

Policy Analysis in the Presence of Distorting Taxes

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 19, pp. 603-613, 2000
Posted: 24 Feb 2001
Ian W. H. Parry and Wallace E. Oates
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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41.

Pollution Regulation and the Efficiency Gains from Technological Innovation

Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 14, 1998
Posted: 12 Jan 1999
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future

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42.

A Second-Best Analysis of Environmental Subsidies

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1998
Posted: 12 Feb 1998
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future

Abstract: