Some Basic Economics of Carbon Taxes
14 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2011
Date Written: June 2011
This article asks three questions. First, how do carbon taxes drive economic and environmental outcomes? Second, what is the appropriate economic base on which carbon taxes should be levied? Finally, how well does a carbon tax deliver economic and environmental outcomes compared to a comparable emissions trading scheme?
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