Green Tax Reforms: Implications for Welfare and Distribution
AbstractThis paper explores how environmental tax reforms impact welfare, employment and the distribution of income. It investigates the conditions under which a green tax reform generates a double dividend, i.e. not only a cleaner environment but also non-environmental benefits. It investigates also whether such a double dividend implies some other nonenvironmental costs, e.g. in terms of the income distribution. Finally, the political economy of environmental taxation is discussed.
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Volume (Year): 134 (1998)
Issue (Month): III (September)
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