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Fiscal implications of climate change

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  • Benjamin Jones

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  • Michael Keen

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  • Jon Strand

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Climate change is an externality problem—so the challenges that arise in limiting it and dealing with the effects that remain are largely fiscal. The structure of the problem, however, and the uncertainty which surrounds it, make the design of proper policy responses particularly complex. This paper provides a primer on the fiscal implications of climate change, the aim being to provide a (reasonably) quick and comprehensive overview of the main analytical issues and lessons learned. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2013

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Article provided by Springer in its journal International Tax and Public Finance.

Volume (Year): 20 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 29-70

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Keywords: Climate change; Carbon pricing; Adaptation; Mitigation; H23; H30; Q54;

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