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Pollution Abatement Subsidies and the Eco-Industry

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  • Maia David

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  • Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné

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Cet article étudie avec un regard nouveau la subvention environnementale lorsque les pollueurs achètent leur bien ou service de dépollution auprès d’une industrie spécialisée, dite éco-industrie. L’éco-industrie est ici oligopolistique. Le régulateur est donc confronté à une double distorsion : la pollution et l’imperfection de la concurrence dans l’industrie de l’environnement. Nous montrons que la combinaison d’une taxe sur la pollution et d’une subvention aux pollueurs par unité de dépollution ne permet pas d’atteindre l’optimum social alors qu’on obtient la conclusion inverse lorsque la subvention est adressée à l’éco-industrie, par unité de production. Lorsqu’il existe des coûts de transfert des fonds publics, il peut être préférable d’utiliser la taxe environnementale seule.

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

Volume (Year): 45 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 271-282

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Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:45:y:2010:i:2:p:271-282

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Keywords: Environment goods and services industry; Pigouvian taxes; Pollution abatement subsidies; H23; L13; Q58;

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  1. Maia David & Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, 2004. "Environmental Regulation and the Eco-Industry," Working Papers, INRA, Economie Publique 2004/06, INRA, Economie Publique.
  2. Joan Canton & Antoine Soubeyran & Hubert Stahn, 2008. "Environmental Taxation and Vertical Cournot Oligopolies: How Eco-industries Matter," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 40(3), pages 369-382, July.
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  1. Sonia Schwartz & Hubert Stahn, 2010. "Competitive Permit Markets and Vertical Structures: The Relevance of Imperfect Competitive Eco-Industries," Working Papers halshs-00501831, HAL.
  2. Reichenbach, Johanna & Requate, Till, 2012. "Subsidies for renewable energies in the presence of learning effects and market power," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 236-254.
  3. Grischa Perino, 2010. "Technology Diffusion with Market Power in the Upstream Industry," University of East Anglia Applied and Financial Economics Working Paper Series, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 005, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
  4. Alain-Désiré Nimubona & Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, 2010. "Polluters and Abaters," Working Papers 2010.146, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
    • Alain-Désiré Nimubona & Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, 2010. "Polluters and Abaters," Working Papers 1009, University of Waterloo, Department of Economics, revised Sep 2010.
  5. Eichner, Thomas & Pethig, Rüdiger, 2014. "International carbon emissions trading and strategic incentives to subsidize green energy," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 469-486.
  6. Mohajan, Haradhan, 2011. "Optimal Environmental Taxes Due to Health Effect," MPRA Paper 50672, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 17 Apr 2011.
  7. 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.
  8. Carolyn Fischer & Mads Greaker & Knut Einar Rosendahl, 2014. "Robust Policies against Emission Leakage: The Case for Upstream Subsidies," CESifo Working Paper Series 4742, CESifo Group Munich.
  9. Idrissa Sibailly, 2013. "On licensing and diffusion of clean technologies in oligopoly," Working Papers hal-00911453, HAL.
  10. Julien Jacob, 2011. "Innovation and diffusion in risky industries under liability law: the case of “double-impact” innovations," Working Papers of BETA 2011-24, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
  11. David, Maia & Nimubona, Alain-Désiré & Sinclair-Desgagné, Bernard, 2011. "Emission taxes and the market for abatement goods and services," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 179-191, January.
  12. Alain-Désiré Nimubona, 2012. "Pollution Policy and Trade Liberalization of Environmental Goods," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 53(3), pages 323-346, November.
  13. Hattori, Keisuke, 2011. "Optimal Environmental Policy under Monopolistic Provision of Clean Technologies," MPRA Paper 28837, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  14. Masakazu Maezuru, 2012. "International Environmental Policies and Environmental Lobbying in the Presence of Eco-industry," ERSA conference papers ersa12p700, European Regional Science Association.
  15. Haradhan Kumar Mohajan, 2011. "Optimal Environmental Taxes Due to Health Effect," KASBIT Journal of Management & Social Science, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (KASBIT), Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (KASBIT), vol. 4, pages 1-19, December.
  16. Idrissa Sibailly, 2013. "On the Pigouvian Tax Rule in an Open Economy: Opening the Gate to the Eco-industry," Working Papers hal-00911464, HAL.

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