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

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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 546 (64,133)
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emissions control instruments, cost-effectiveness, distributional burden, induced innovation

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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 - Strategy and Business Economics and Resources for the Future
Downloads 532 (66,247)
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Catastrophic Oil Spill, Cost–Benefit Analysis, Government Regulation, Liability

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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
Technology Policy Institute, University of California, Berkeley - Energy and Resources Group, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, 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 (UCSB) - 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
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Environmental Policy, Tom Schelling, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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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 411 (89,654)
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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

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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

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How Important is Technological Innovation in Protecting the Environment?

RFF Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Resources for the Future, Duke University and Resources for the FutureVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Downloads 395 (94,609)
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Technological Innovation, Pollution Control, Welfare Impacts, Social Planning Model

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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
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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

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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 273 (141,569)
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transit subsidies, scale economies, traffic congestion, welfare effects

Revenue Recycling and the Welfare Effects of Road Pricing

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 (UCSB)
Downloads 242 (159,102)
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Revenue Recycling and the Welfare Effects of Road Pricing

Posted: 14 Jan 2002
Ian W. H. Parry and Antonio M. Bento
Resources for the Future and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

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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
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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 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2021
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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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 224 (171,986)
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global climate change, CO2 tax, cap-and-trade, policy design

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

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 (UCSB)
Downloads 224 (171,986)
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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 141 (258,260)
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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 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2021
Harvard Kennedy School, Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Resources for the Future and Duke University
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Tax Deductions, Environmental Policy, and the Double Dividend Hypothesis

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 (UCSB)
Downloads 186 (204,063)
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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
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 172 (218,439)
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Carbon Tax, Cap-and-Trade, Cost-Effectiveness, Distortionary Taxes, Revenue Recycling

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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 172 (218,439)
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early reduction credits, carbon emissions, welfare impacts, permit banking, cap-and-trade

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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 144 (253,191)
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standards, energy taxes, market failure, climate, power sector, gasoline

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

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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 109 (311,155)

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

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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 109 (311,155)
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truck tax, diesel tax, external costs, welfare gains

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How Much Should Highway Fuels Be Taxed?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
Downloads 105 (319,264)
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gasoline tax, diesel tax, externalities, corrective tax, fiscal interactions, revenue recycling

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 at Ann Arbor and Resources for the FutureVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Downloads 73 (403,401)
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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 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Resources for the FutureVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Resources for the Future and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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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
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Paying Too Much for Petrol-Can Britain Justify Using its High Fuel Taxes to Pay for Social Spending?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Ian W. H. Parry
Resources for the Future
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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 96 (338,481)
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alcohol tax, demand system, alcohol, labor supply, labor tax

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 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2021
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 67 (422,969)
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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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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 65 (424,352)
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carbon policies, passenger vehicles, externalities, welfare costs

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The Incidence of Pollution Control Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w11438
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
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 62 (434,643)

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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
Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & PolicyThe Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Resources for the Future, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Emergency Medicine
Downloads 60 (441,746)

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

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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 57 (452,704)
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gasoline taxes, mileage tolls, transit subsidy, pollution, congestion, Mexico City, welfare effects

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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 55 (460,136)
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cap-and-trade, auction tax shift, revenue recycling, tax interaction, dividends

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

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

Posted: 22 Jun 2001
Ian W. H. Parry
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Pre-existing tax distortions, tariffs, import quotas, welfare costs

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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 51 (475,782)
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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 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
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

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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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)
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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
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 38 (533,925)
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cap-and-trade, welfare cost, distributional incidence, revenue recycling

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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
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CO2 emissions tax

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

NBER Working Paper No. w16486
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2021
Ian W. H. Parry and Roberton C. Williams
Resources for the Future and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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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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Pollution Regulation and the Efficiency Gains from Technological Innovation

Posted: 12 Jan 1999
Ian W. H. Parry
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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
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