How much abatement will Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund buy?

The economic implications for Australia of replacing its carbon tax policy with an Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) scheme are examined. A computable general equilibrium model is used to show that the budget allocated for the ERF is about 50 per cent of that required to meet Australias greenhouse gas abatement commitments.


Issue Date:
2014-08
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/249499
Total Pages:
19
JEL Codes:
Q52; Q48; C68




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