Some Basic Economics of Carbon Taxes

This paper 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‐environmental outcomes compared to a comparable emissions trading scheme.


Issue Date:
2010-10
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/249381
Total Pages:
23




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