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Pigouvian Taxes Under Imperfect Competition If Consumption Depends on Emissions

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  • Udo Ebert
  • Oskar von dem Hagen

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The paper considers environmental regulation of a consumption good and an externality which influence demand and costs in a nonseparable way. Under monopoly two instruments are always required for first-best. The Pigouvian tax is more complicated than anticipated. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

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Article provided by European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in its journal Environmental and Resource Economics.

Volume (Year): 12 (1998)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 507-513

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Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:12:y:1998:i:4:p:507-513

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Keywords: environmental regulation; imperfect competition; nonseparable utility; Pigouvian tax;

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  1. Sheshinski, Eytan, 1976. "Price, Quality and Quantity Regulation in Monopoly Situations," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 43(17), pages 127-37, May.
  2. Katsoulacos, Yannis & Xepapadeas, Anastasios, 1995. " Environmental Policy under Oligopoly with Endogenous Market Structure," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 97(3), pages 411-20, September.
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  5. Buchanan, James M, 1969. "External Diseconomies, Corrective Taxes, and Market Structure," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 59(1), pages 174-77, March.
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Cited by:
  1. Xiangkang Yin, 2003. "Corrective Taxes under Oligopoly with Inter-Firm Externalities," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 26(2), pages 269-277, October.
  2. Zylicz, Tomasz, 2010. "Goals and Principles of Environmental Policy," International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, now publishers, vol. 3(4), pages 299-334, May.
  3. You, Wen & Mitchell, Paul D. & Davis, George C., 2004. "Sweet Persuasion: Soft Drinks, School Funding, And Children'S Health," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20129, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  4. Claudio Piga, 2003. "Pigouvian Taxation in Tourism," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 26(3), pages 343-359, November.
  5. Requate, Till, 2005. "Environmental Policy under Imperfect Competition : A Survey," Economics Working Papers 2005,12, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Department of Economics.

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